Civilian shoots at erratic driver, who crashed into Aurora building

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A red truck with damage to the front

Aurora Police said the driver of this truck crashed into a building along East Colfax Avenue and was shot at by a civilian on June 21, 2021. (Credit: Aurora Police Department)

AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — Police said a civilian on Monday afternoon shot at an erratic driver on East Colfax Avenue.

Police said the driver, a man who appeared intoxicated, was driving on the sidewalk and crashed into a building when a civilian shot at the driver.

Aurora Police said an erratic driver crashed into this building on East Colfax Avenue on June 21, 2021. (Credit: Aurora Police Department)

The driver wasn’t hit by gunfire, police said.

Police are still working to determine if the civilian shot at the driver in self-defense. That person is cooperating, police said.

Westbound Colfax Avenue was closed for the investigation between Dayton Street and and Elmira Street.

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