Man shot outside Aurora bar on Christmas Eve
AURORA, Colo. — Police are investigating after a man was shot outside an Aurora bar Christmas Eve.
Police received a call about a shooting at the Rack’em Billiards and Sports Bar on S. Havana Street around 10:45 p.m., said police spokesman Frank Fania.
Arriving officers found a man with a gunshot wound in the parking lot, Fania said. He was taken to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.
Police believe the shooting happened after a fight between two groups of people on the street, Fania said.
“The altercation carried over into the street and witnesses reported hearing several gunshots. The victim then came walking back towards the parking where he collapsed,” Fania said.
Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or has any information on this case to please call Aurora police at (303)739-6090. You can also provide information on this case and remain anonymous by calling CRIME STOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).