The Aurora Police Department has identified the victim in Monday’s deadly shooting on the near East Side as 26-year-old Antonio Johnson of Aurora.
The shooting took place just before 1:45 a.m. Monday, when Aurora police’s telecom center received multiple calls from people reporting they heard shots being fired in the area of the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue.
When officers responded, they found Johnson inside a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. Aurora Fire Department paramedics pronounced him dead on the scene.
Aurora Police Department detectives and evidence technicians from Aurora Police’s Evidence Unit collected forensic evidence from the shooting.
Anyone with any potential details about the shooting is asked to call Aurora Police’s Investigations Division at 630-256-5500.
You can also call Crime Stoppers at 630-892-1000 to leave information anonymously.
Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards up to $5,000 and anonymity to citizens who furnish information leading to the arrest of felony crime offenders and the capture of felony fugitives.
SOURCE: Aurora Police Department news release