Altercation that led to shooting death of Aurora man ruled a homicide; victim identified

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AURORA, Colo. -- One person was killed after a shooting in an Aurora home early Wednesday morning, the Aurora Police Department said.

The shooting happened in the 18000 block of East Mercer Drive about 2 a.m. and is being treated as a homicide.

Police said when they arrived, they found a male victim who had been shot multiple times. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

Police said there an altercation between the victim and a suspect who was known to the man who died.

The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that the cause of death was ruled as a homicide.  Also, the man shot has been identified as 33-year-old Clifford Eugene Wilson Jr.

Investigators were seen working in the front portion of the home, including the living room. A neighbor said police knocked on his door about 3 a.m. seeking any information on the shooting.

A neighbor said three people lived in the home, two parents and their son. The neighbor said the son sold a lot of vehicles out of the home, many of which were parked in the neighborhood.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Randy Hansen at 303-739-6710 or Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

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