Two injured in three Aurora shootings Sunday

Updated 3/7/2022 2:49 PM

Two people were injured in three separate shootings Sunday night in Aurora.

Suspects in all three shootings are still at large and police say all three are unrelated.


The first of the three shootings reported by Aurora police officials happened near the intersection of McCoy and Inverness Drives on the city's near east side just after 9 p.m.

Police officials said the shooting occurred when the suspect vehicle pulled up next to another vehicle and someone inside the suspect vehicle opened fire. No one was struck by the gunfire.

Police said multiple people were inside the victim's vehicle that was headed east on McCoy Drive when it was struck by gunfire several times.

Police believe the victims were targeted.

A second shooting was reported on the 1000 block of Symphony Drive on the city's southeast side just after 9:30 p.m., though police don't believe it was related to the initial shooting.

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In this shooting, police said a woman was shot while sitting in her car. She was transported to a nearby hospital. The woman is expected to survive, police officials said.

Just after 11 p.m., police reported the third shooting inside a bar on 200 block of East Galena Boulevard, near the city's downtown.

Police said a man was shot and transported to a nearby hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. A police spokesman said investigators believe the victim was targeted by his assailant as well.

No suspect descriptions or vehicle information were given by police.

Anyone with information about any of the shootings is urged to contact Aurora police at (630) 256-5500 or email

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