DENVER (KDVR) — Police arrested a suspect in a shooting and pursuit that spanned from Denver to Aurora on Tuesday morning.
According to the Aurora Police Department, a man had his car stolen in Aurora. He then tracked its location to Denver.
The man went to recover the vehicle himself at around 5:15 a.m. and was shot in the arm in the area of East Alameda Avenue and South Alton Way.
According to the Denver Police Department, the man took himself to a hospital in Aurora and his injuries do not appear life-threatening. Aurora Police also said the man also shared his car’s tracking information with police.
At 6:30 a.m., Aurora officers located the stolen car and were involved in a short pursuit with the suspect. The pursuit ended when the suspect crashed at 6th Avenue and Del Mar Circle, just outside Roxana Bustamante’s home.
“I bought this house a year ago,” Bustamante told FOX31’s Samantha Spitz. “I was just devastated because now I’m dealing with issues from plumbing the sewer line to the roof. And finally, I’m to a point where I’m worrying about my trees outside.”
The suspect has been taken into custody but has not been identified by police. DPD did confirm with FOX31 the suspect was a teen.
The Denver Police Department is investigating the shooting as it happened within city limits. Aurora Police will continue to investigate the theft and pursuit.