Victims’ Identities Released From July 30 Side Creek Shooting in Aurora
On July 30, a little after noon, Aurora polica officers responded to a reported shooting. The identities of those victims have now been released. According to a press release from the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office, the adult female victim was identified as 40-year-old Sarah Ann Terry. Her death has been classified as a homicide. The adult male victim was identified as 49-year-old Robert Leslie Terry.
When officers arrived on scene, they found one deceased adult male who, it appeared, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officers then found an adult female suffering from gunshot wounds nearby as well. She was taken to a nearby hospital, but succumbed to her injuries on July 31.
According to the release from Aurora police, the two victims knew each other and were married. It's unclear if they were married at the time of the incident.
The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office released the victims' identities after positively identifying them and notifying next-of-kin.
The Aurora Police Department reminds anyone who is, or knows someone suffering from domestic violence, to contact the Aurora Police Department at 303-627-3100.
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