2 arrested after police pursuit in Aurora

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AURORA, Colo. — Two suspects were arrested Sunday night after police pursued a vehicle wanted in connection with a shooting, the Aurora Police Department said.

Detectives said the vehicle was connected to a shooting in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market store at 10390 E. Colfax Ave. near Havana Street on Saturday.

Police said the pursuit started at 5:30 p.m. Sunday around East Colfax Avenue and Chambers Road after the officer spotted the vehicle near Colfax and Interstate 225.

The vehicle took off and went eastbound on Colfax before heading eastbound on Interstate 70, where the vehicle’s speed reached 125 mph, authorities said.

Officials said the pursuit ended when the vehicle lost control and ran off the road at I-70 and Airpark.

The driver was transported to a hospital with minor injuries, police said. The passenger was not injured. There was no damage to police vehicles or any other vehicles.

Police did not release additional information on the suspects.

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