Aurora police: Driver of crashed pickup dies of apparent gunshot wound

A driver who crashed a pickup into a parked car in Aurora was shot and a homicide investigation is underway, police said.

About 12:50 a.m. Monday, Aurora police officers responded to the 2200 block of Oakland Street where a pickup driver hit a parked car, officials stated in a news release.

Officers found an unresponsive man in the driver’s seat of the truck and provided first aid until an ambulance took the man to a hospital where he later died. Hospital staff told officers that the man had been shot.

A homicide investigation is underway, but police had no information on a suspect to release on Tuesday afternoon. The Adam’s County Coroner’s Office will release the man’s identity once his family has been notified.

Anyone with information on the incident, or on a suspect, is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-910-7867 (STOP).

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