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Colorado: Teens Arrested In High School Shooting

by The Chicago Times Staff

November 23, 2021

AURORA, CO — According to Aurora police, three teens were arrested in connection with the shooting of three students in a high school parking lot on Friday.

According to police, one 16-year-old teen and two more 16-year-old males were arrested on Sunday.  All of them are charged with first-degree attempted murder.

According to police, two males, ages 16 and 17, and a 17-year-old girl were injured in Friday’s shooting at William C. Hinkley High School.  The attack occurred four days after six students from Aurora Central High School, near Denver, were injured by bullets fired from a passing car.  No suspects have been apprehended in connection with the previous shootings.  The distance between the two schools is 3 miles.

Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Williams stated on Sunday that the two shootings were most likely unrelated, and that it is believed to be gang related.