Man, 19, fatally shot in Aurora

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Sunday, November 8, 2015

AURORA, Ill. (WLS) -- A 19-year-old man was fatally shot in Aurora Saturday, police said.

Daniel Sanchez was found lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds in the 600-block of South Elmwood Drive around 12:05 p.m., police said. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Witnesses told police that they heard a vehicle leaving the area at a high rate of speed after hearing gunfire, police said. Officials are continuing to investigate a possible cause, although investigators say evidence at the scene showed that narcotics cannot be ruled out.

An autopsy will be performed Sunday by the DuPage County Coroner's office.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Aurora police at 630-256-5500. Callers to the Crime Stoppers line qualify for a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to any arrests.

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