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Man shot to death at Aurora restaurant

Aurorpolice investigate shooting threportedly left one man dead Monday evening restaurant 800 block North Lake Street. | Stephanie Lulay~Sun-Times Media

Aurora police investigate a shooting that reportedly left one man dead Monday evening at a restaurant in the in the 800 block of North Lake Street. | Stephanie Lulay~Sun-Times Media

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Updated: January 14, 2014 12:15AM



A 22-year-old man died Monday night after he was shot in the bathroom of a restaurant in west suburan Aurora.

The man was shot at least once about 7:34 p.m. Monday at La Torta Carniceria y Taqueria, a restaurant in the 800 block of North Lake Street.

On the scene Monday night, Aurora Police Lt. Pete Inda said the man was taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center. He died at the hospital, according to Aurora Police spokesman Dan Ferrelli.

Police said two men apparently fled from the scene, possibly on foot headed eastbound. Police did not yet have a description of the suspects, Inda said.

The restaurant was open at the time of the shooting, according to Inda.

Monday night’s fatal shooting was Aurora’s first homicide of the year.



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