Teen wounded in Aurora shooting; ‘multiple people’ in custody: police

The 16-year-old suffered “life-threatening” injuries in the shooting, police said.

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A teen was shot Feb. 18, 2020 in the 600 block of Second Avenue in Aurora.

A teen was shot Feb. 18, 2020, in the 600 block of Second Avenue in Aurora.

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Several people are in custody after a shooting wounded a 16-year-old boy Tuesday in west suburban Aurora.

Officers were called just after 4:15 p.m. to the 600 block of Second Avenue where they found the teen with gunshot wounds, Aurora police said.

He was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

Officers attempted to pull over a vehicle believed to be involved in the shooting, police said. The driver refused to pull over and led officers on a brief chase.

The vehicle stopped near Summerhill Drive and Jericho Road in Aurora Township, and “multiple” people were taken into custody, police said.

Aurora police are investigating.

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