Man injured in Thursday night officer-involved shooting in Aurora

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AURORA, Colo. — A man was injured Thursday night in an officer-involved shooting in Aurora.

According to a news release from the Aurora Police Department, around 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 1500 block of South Bahama Street on the report of an assault when they encountered an armed man.

One officer shot the man, who was then transported to a hospital.

The extent of his injuries are not yet known.

No officers were injured.

APD says there is no threat to the public.

The officers involved have been placed on administrative leave, per department policy. They were wearing body-worn cameras, according to APD.

Officials are asking anyone who was a witness to the shooting to contact Jamie Krieger at 303-739-6113.

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story said South Bahama “Circle” instead of “Street,” per information from APD. It has been corrected.

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