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16-year-old boy remains in critical condition after Aurora shooting; 3 suspects sought

The shooting happened just southwest of the Denver International Airport.

Images released by Aurora police of possible suspects — or persons of interest or witnesses — to the shooting of a 16-year-old boy Monday at an apartment complex.

A surveillance photo in the vehicle of interest in the Aurora shooting of a 16-year-old boy.

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Two men critically wounded in north Denver shooting

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Family Wants Murder Victim’s Story To Have Positive Ending

A murder victim’s family and friends are asking the Denver community to stop the violence.

Clarence Thomas was shot in the back of the head last month while trying to break up a fight after the bars closed downtown, and now the family is urging anyone with information to come forward.

“Losing one life affects a family,” said Arthur Williams, the victim’s father. “It’s all about family with us and the loss of him affected a lot of people.”

Without much for detectives to go on, Wednesday night friends and family held a vigil, saying that they hope the community will end the violence.

“It’s our community. I’m going to hold everybody accountable,” Williams said. “We’re just tired of the violence that’s going around. It just doesn’t make any sense. The kids have no sympathy, no empathy for no one and it just doesn’t make any sense.”

Police hoped to speak to a second victim to identify the shooter, but so far the investigation has not yielded any description of a criminal on the run.

And Thomas’s family wants his story to have a positive ending.

“We raised our son to have sympathy for people, empathy for people, and that’s how he died trying to help someone,” Williams said. ” Every time you see someone, don’t be so mean to someone. Just have a smile on your face to meet someone.”

There was a bill in the legislature this year to change bar hours so patrons weren’t kicked out at the same time, ending in violence like this. The bill died after the governor threatened to veto it.

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Friends, Family Say Murdered Man Died A ‘Hero’

DENVER (CBS4)– Denver police continue to search for the suspect in a deadly shooting in downtown Denver.

Friends and family members of Clarence Thomas say he died a hero.

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Rev. Leon Kelly talks to Regis Jesuit about Gang Violence

22-year-old charged for 2012 Montbello gang murder

Denver prosecutors have charged a 22-year-old man with a gang-related murder in 2012 in the Montbello neighborhood when he was a teen.

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