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One killed, one injured in Aurora shooting

AURORA, Colo. -- One man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting early Friday morning, the Aurora Police Department said.

The shooting happened about 1 a.m. in the 15200 block of East Girard Avenue, near South Chambers Road and East Hampden Avenue.

Witnesses said they heard several outside the Hancock Office Park building. Police said it might be related to a recording studio inside the building.

When police arrived, they found a dead man in the rear parking lot who had been shot several times.

It's the 11th homicide in Aurora this year, police said.

A short time later, another man was found in the front yard of a home nearby in the 3300 block of South Granby Street suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries in critical condition and was in surgery, police said.

Police believe both victims are connected to one shooting incident at the office park.

The names of both victims have not been released, pending notification of next of kin.

No suspect information was released.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 303-739-6710.