“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.
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“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.
Police are calling the incident a homicide, but did not say at which hospital the Eriq Burrell, 34, died or how he got there. It also wasn’t clear where police think Burrell was when he was stabbed
Police said they are looking for three suspects. The first is a Hispanic or dark-complected male, about 5-feet-8-inches tall, wearing blue jeans with inch-long hair. The second is a heavy-set Hispanic male, about 5-feet-10-inches tall, wearing a blue shirt and tan pants. The third is described only as a “skinny” male.
Police said the shooting of a “juvenile male” happened inside an apartment hallway in a complex in the 5700 block of Genoa Way, near Peña Boulevard and East 56th Avenue, in far northeast Aurora.