Amber Roseborough was having a quiet Thanksgiving Eve at dwelling when she heard a commotion on her entrance porch.
“My daughter came in the door and said ‘Mom, this guy is yelling at me for speeding and he called me sweetheart.”
Roseborough says that her daughter and a few mates have been pulling as much as the household dwelling at round 10:30 p.m. when a person drove up in a truck, boxed in her automobile and began yelling at her for driving carelessly.
There have been 5 youngsters in her daughter’s automobile, mentioned Roseborough. Three of the kids ran inside the home and two stayed behind as an argument with the person escalated.
What occurred subsequent has Roseborough and her household nonetheless shaking with worry and disbelief.
“Right when I opened the door, the shots were happening.”
Surveillance video from Roseborough’s doorbell exhibits a compact automobile stopped on the street parked sideways, shadowed by a big light-colored truck. Lights from one of many vehicles are flashing. As her daughter is fumbling with the doorknob, the person within the truck yells “I love you!” She tells him she goes to name the police and that she has a digital camera.
After extra arguing, somebody shouts, “This is not your neighborhood!” Seconds later, photographs are fired. The surveillance video exhibits that the photographs are fired at 10:28 p.m.
Roseborough mentioned she rushed outdoors and began giving CPR to one of many teenagers who was mendacity on the street. As she labored to avoid wasting the boy’s life, she referred to as 911. It was throughout this time, she mentioned, that the person moved his truck twice after which returned to the scene.
Roseborough says she heard 9 to 10 photographs and that the incident solely took a minute and a half. “There was yelling outside. I told the kids to get inside,” mentioned Roseborough, nonetheless visibly upset lower than 24 hours after the incident. She advised The Gazette that the person was shot within the hip and was yelling, “What the hell? I can’t believe this!”
Aurora police say the 17-year-old died at a neighborhood hospital. The man, who police say is 36 and a former Greenwood Village police officer who’s not working in regulation enforcement, was taken to a hospital with not less than one gunshot wound however he’s anticipated to outlive.
“Detectives are still working to find out who acted as the primary aggressor,” police mentioned Thursday.
No arrests had been made as of noon Friday. Detectives from the Aurora’s Major Crimes Homicide Unit are liable for the investigation and are coordinating with the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, based on a information launch.
Roseborough says her daughter wasn’t rushing via the neighborhood, however mentioned the automobile is loud and the person could have been upset in regards to the noise.
The incident occurred within the 4900 block of South Addison Way off of Gun Club Road. Roseborough mentioned she does not know who pulled a gun first, however emphasised “it wasn’t worth a life.”
The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office will not launch the identify of the teenager till his household has been notified. The 36-year-old man additionally has not been formally recognized.