Two teens shot in Aurora over the weekend, one was shot in the chest.

A teenager was shot in the chest on Saturday in Aurora, the same day another teenager was shot in the leg.

A 16-year-old male was shot in the chest in the area of Village Green Park, 1300 S. Chambers Circle, police said. He was dropped off at an emergency room of a local hospital. An investigation is ongoing.

Earlier in the day, shots were fired at Montview Park, 1901 Chester St., and a teenager was hit in the leg by gunfire. The male shot in the leg, age 15 or 16, was dropped off at an emergency room of a local hospital as well.

On Nov. 15 six teens were injured in Nome Park, East 12th Avenue and Nome Street, when shots were fired adjacent to Aurora Central High School. The day of the incident, five of the teens — three boys and two girls, between the ages of 14 and 17 — were transported by ambulance to area hospitals. Four suspect have been arrested in the case.

On Nov. 19, three students were hospitalized in a shooting at the Hinkley High School parking lot. Four teen suspects have been arrested in that case.

Police have not announced an arrest in the ongoing investigations of the recent weekend shootings.


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