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2nd teen arrested in drive-by shooting near Aurora school

November 25, 2021 GMT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A second 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that wounded six students near a school in suburban Denver, police said Wednesday.

The boy was arrested Tuesday night after a traffic stop, police said.

The teen is suspected of being a passenger in one of two cars believed to have been involved in the Nov. 15 shooting in a park across the street from Aurora Central High School, police said.

On Monday, police arrested another 15-year-old suspected of driving that car.

Neither of their names have been released because they are juveniles. The latest teen arrested was a student at the school, police said.

Both vehicles believed to have been involved have been found. Police also believe at least two people inside the park were firing back at the vehicles and are trying to find them.

Three students were also wounded in a shooting Friday in the parking lot of another school in the city.

Three 16-year-old boys have been arrested in the Hinkley High School shooting, which injured two boys, ages 16 and 17, and a 17-year-old girl.

Police Chief Vanessa Williams has said that the two shootings did not appear to be related.