AURORA, Colo. — A teenage boy was arrested MondaySix students were injured in a shooting near Aurora Central High School in Colorado.
According to the Aurora Police Department the teenager, whose identity is not being released as he was a juvenile, was only identified at 15 years old and was driving a Chrysler 300 when the shooting occurred. The teenager is being charged with attempted first-degree murder.
The other outstanding vehicle police identified in what they’re calling a drive-by shooting – a Chevrolet Tahoe – has also been found, towed and seized as investigators continue to piece together the events that led to the shooting.
Investigators found at least two others inside Nome Park who were shooting back at both the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chrysler 300. Detectives are working 24 hours a day to identify these people and all those involved, police reported.
The shooting happened Soon after noon Monday at Nome Park, just north of Aurora Central High School. This is where all six victims were shot.
Police identified the victims as a male, a female, a male, and a female aged 14 years.
Two of the six victims will have a long recovery ahead of them, Aurora’s police chief said during a news conference on Nov. 16.
Aurora Police Major Crimes Unit works to determine if the shooting is related to a shooting that left three teenagers injured outside Hinkley High School Friday afternoon.
Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be reached at 720-913 7867 if you have any information. You can remain anonymous while still being eligible for a reward up to $7,000.
This story was originally published by Óscar Contreras at KMGH.