“Officers at the scene were able to get a good description of the shooter and located him a short distance from the scene on an RTD bus,” police said.
Aurora police spokesman Sgt. Chris Amsler said in a statement that police are investigating the incident as a “bias-motivated crime,” the department’s term for incidents often referred to as hate crimes. No information about a potential suspect has been released.
Instead, cops are tasked with attempting to get digital fraud cases entered into district court, which often demands more significant dollar figures, the involvement of repeat offenders and other factors
“It’s kind of like building an ongoing back account, or dieting — we’re going to put the city on a bit of a diet,” said Greg Hays, the city’s budget manager.
Aurora police announced on Twitter Friday afternoon that officers from the department’s fugitive team had arrested 21-year-old Shawrae Butler.
The Arapahoe County coroner’s office said 32-year-old Marquette D. Killingsworth’s death was a homicide. The shooting happened around 3 a.m. in the parking lot of the Riviera Motel, 9100 E. Colfax Ave.
Quid remembers when the only bridles in Original Aurora would be found at the Mon Chalet Motel for secret naughty things in the afternoon
“These gang members dealt cocaine and crack cocaine in open-air drug markets, including near parks and public transportation centers — both areas where children and families congregate. The goal of this investigation is to remove poison, fear and danger from these places so they can be used again freely by the public,” the statement said.
Police tweeted around 3:30 a.m. that a man had been shot in a parking lot of the Riviera Motel and later died at a local hospital.