An 18-year-old Aurora man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of second-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting in a gas station parking lot in the 18800 block of East Hampden Avenue.
Aurora police responded to a gas station in the Seven Hills neighborhood just after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to reports of a man shot in the parking lot. The victim, later identified as a 17-year-old boy, died at a local hospital. His identity has not yet been released.
Police arrested Allentino Barroso early Thursday morning, the Aurora Police Department said in a news release.
#APDAlert: A man was taken to the hospital after being shot in the parking lot of the gas station located at 18883 E. Hampden Ave just after 6:30p.
The circumstances leading up to the shooting are not known. Officers do not yet have any suspect description and are asking any… pic.twitter.com/9E4Nomm8ym
— Aurora Police Dept (@AuroraPD) September 21, 2023
The case is still being investigated, and anyone with information related to the shooting can contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-78867.
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