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Six student hospitalized after a Drive-By shooting near Aurora High School

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A Drive-By Shooting Near Aurora high school has left many injured.

The shooting which took place near a Colorado high school left an Aurora, community stunned. The city is in the headlines after six teenagers were rushed to the hospital after falling victim to a drive-by shooting.

The campus has since been reportedly locked down immediately after the incident. The victims’ were listed as a 14-year-old male, a 15-year-old female, a 16-year-old male, a 16-year-old female, a 17-year-old male, and an 18-year-old male.

Speaking further on the incident, Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman reportedly came forward with a statement following the incident.

A shooting today in a park by Aurora Central High School has left six young people hospitalized. My prayers are with the injured and their families. As the facts surrounding this incident become known, I look forward to hearing from our Chief of Police and from our District Attorney about what actions will be taken to apprehend and prosecute, to the fullest extent of the law, those responsible for this incident. The most important function of government is the protection of its people and I strongly believe that public safety must always be the top priority for this city.

Witnesses told police there were anywhere between 50 to 70 shots heard before students ran for safety.

There are said to be multiple suspects involved in this shooting and police have reached out to the public for help.

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