Woman killed in Aurora shooting identified, son charged with murder


AURORA, Colo. — The woman killed in a shooting on North Potomac Street in Aurora on Monday has been identified as 67-year-old Mae Rose Garth, the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday. Her son, 41-year-old Tyrone Garth, has been charged with first-degree murder.

Tyrone Garth. Credit: Aurora PD

About 9:20 a.m. Monday, Aurora Police Department officers arrived at 641 N. Potomac St. on a reported shooting. The address is near the junction of East Sixth Avenue and Interstate 225.

Police found Mae Rose inside an apartment with a gunshot wound, police said.

Mae Rose was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

Authorities did not release further details about the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Aurora police Agt. Krieger at: 303-739-6113.

Tipsters can also remain anonymous by calling Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at: 720-913-7867. A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered.

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