According to the local police, the victims were between 14 and 18 years old. One of the victims underwent emergency surgery as another victim with minor injuries went to the hospital without ambulance help. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening.
Weâre at Nome Park in Aurora where five teens were transported to the hospital after a shooting. Working to get more info. pic.twitter.com/YqMdrIB7fA
The police said that several people were involved in the shooting, but details have not yet been disclosed. In addition, the law enforcement believe that there were "multiple" suspects who are all at large in the wake of the shooting.
"My understanding is it was a drive-by shooting, as well as there may have been people on foot," Chief Vanessa Wilson of the Aurora Police Department said.