Woman dies after shooting at busy Aurora intersection Monday

AURORA, Colo. -- A woman died after a shooting at East Mississippi Avenue and South Havana Street on Monday night, the Aurora Police Department said.

The shooting happened about 5:30 p.m. A woman in a white Chevrolet sedan was taken to a hospital where she later died. The name and age were not released pending notification of her family.

Police said occupants in two vehicles traveling eastbound on East Mississippi Avenue were involved in the shooting and a subsequent accident resulted in another vehicle becoming involved.

The suspect’s vehicle left the scene, police said. No description of the vehicle was released.

It is unknown how many occupants were inside the involved vehicles when the shooting took place.

East Mississippi Avenue was shut down for several hours and a large police presence crowded the scene for the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting or who has not talked with police is asked to call police at 303-739-6067 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

Shooting at East Mississippi Avenue and South Havana Street on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017.