Teen shot at Aurora apartment complex; suspect on the loose

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AURORA, Colo. -- A 16-year-old boy was shot in the hallway of an apartment complex on Monday afternoon, the Aurora Police Department said.

It happened about 3:25 p.m. in the First Creek Farm complex in the 5700 block of Genoa Way, near Green Valley Ranch.

The boy was taken to a hospital and underwent surgery. The severity of his injuries is unknown, although police said he could require more medical treatment in the coming days.

It's not known why the suspect opened fire. Detectives searched the area and said there was no sign of the shooter. Police have not released a description of the person they're looking for.