The political act of shutting down the government is the height of partisan theatrics. But faced with untrustworthy political “compatriots” in the White House and both houses of Congress, it’s difficult to blame Democrats for reaching for this bludgeon to halt the ongoing deportation of potentially tens of thousands of children and young adults. Democrats acted to protect people that an overwhelming number of Americans, including Republicans, have repeatedly said they want excepted from other immigration law

“While I understand that there has been a large public interest in this incident, I am unable to release specific details because the investigation is still open and is quite active,” said Aurora police spokesman Officer Bill Hummel.  “Releasing details of the incident could jeopardize the investigation in an instance where seeking justice for the victim of the shooting is paramount.”