15-year-old arrested in Colorado shooting that injured 6 high school students

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Aurora Police said Tuesday that a 15-year-old boy was charged with first-degree attempted murder in connection with the shooting of six high school students in a Colorado park.

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The teenager, whose age could not be identified, was arrested on Monday and charged with shooting on November 15, police said in a statement. Statement,

He is accused of being the driver of a Chrysler 300, one of two vehicles involved in the shooting, which took place at 12:45 p.m. in Nome Park, less than a half-mile from Aurora Central High School.


Police said six high school students, aged between 14 and 18, were injured in the shootout.

Police said Tuesday that investigators believe at least two men fired shots at a Chrysler and another vehicle, the Chevrolet Tahoe, in the park and detectives are trying to identify the shooters.

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Police called it a drive-by-shooting. Both the vehicles have been found.

Police have said none of the injuries were considered life-threatening, but school resource officers used a tourniquet to help one of the victims.

Police said last week that two of the victims “have a long physical recovery ahead of them.”

The shooting took place in central Aurora, about 10 miles east of Denver.

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