Double shooting suspect, man who died in Aurora identified

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AURORA, Colo. — The man who was shot and killed in Aurora on Tuesday has been identified. Police also identified the shooting suspect Wednesday.

The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office said 21-year-old Potros Mabany was shot during an altercation outside The Preserve at City Center apartments in the 1000 block of Evanston Way, near South Sable Boulevard and East Mississippi Avenue, on Tuesday.

Mabany died of gunshot wounds to his head and chest. His death was classified as a homicide, the coroner’s office said.

The Aurora Police Department said the suspect is Joseph Lugo, who is still at large and is considered armed and dangerous.

Witnesses at the apartment complex said they heard gunshots and saw two men running from the scene in opposite directions.

One man was found at a 7-Eleven store at 14593 E. Mississippi Ave. suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was taken to a hospital and was last reported to be in stable condition, police said.

Mabany was taken to a hospital where he later was pronounced dead.

It’s not known what, if any relationship, the three men had. What led to the shooting remains under investigation.

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