Aurora, CO – Two people were shot in the parking lot of Hinkley High School in Aurora on Friday afternoon.
The incident occurred at about 12:25 p.m. on Nov. 19 in the parking lot of Hinkley High School, located in the 1200-block of Chambers Road.
Aurora police said two people were wounded by gunfire, KDVR reported.
Officials have not yet released the ages of the victims or said whether they were students at Hinkley High School.
Both of the wounded individuals were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, KDVR reported.
Authorities have not released any information on their medical conditions.
Hinkley High School remained on lockdown as law enforcement officers from multiple agencies responded to the scene, KDVR reported.
#APDAlert: 2 have been shot in the parking lot of Hinkley HS, 1250 S. Chambers.
Both transported to the hospital.
Hinkley is on lockdown.
Updates will be here. pic.twitter.com/ouVsrEeISt
— Aurora Police Dept 🦃 (@AuroraPD) November 19, 2021
A close friend of mine works at Hinkley High School in Aurora – where two were shot in the parking lot today. Second shooting touching that district this week.
If you pray / have thoughts to lend, please do so for Aurora public schools and its students and educators.
— Ben (@BenMcKee) November 19, 2021
Six Aurora high school students were already recovering from gunshot wounds after someone opened fire on a park near Aurora Central High School on Nov. 15.
Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Wilson said the attack at Nome Park at about 12:45 p.m. on Nov. 15 was a drive-by shooting that involved more than one kind of gun and more than one caliber of bullet, KUSA reported.
Chief Wilson said there may have also been armed suspects on foot who were shooting at the students in the park.
The police chief said school resources officers on the nearby Aurora Central High School campus heard the gunfire and rushed to the scene to help, KUSA reported.
She said those officers applied tourniquets to at least two of the wounded students while they waited for ambulances to arrive and may have saved lives.
Chief Wilson asked for the public’s help and pleaded for nearby residents and students who had pictures or videos of what happened at the park located near Nome Street and 12th Avenue to turn them in to the police, KUSA reported.
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