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Aurora Police Says No Evidence Shots Were Fired At Aurora Spring Carnival After 911 Reports

AURORA (CBS4) -- After receiving reports, Aurora Police Department told CBS4 investigators found no evidence shots were fired in the area of Town Center at Aurora's spring carnival event Saturday night.

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Several people called 911 around 10 p.m. the night of the event, reporting they heard gunfire at a carnival in the mall's parking lot.

We spoke to carnival staff who heard the commotion of people screaming but not anything that sounded like gunfire.

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"We had some of the best security here last night. They're doubled up today so we can come back and have fun," said Johnny Atchison, a carnival employee. "We're here in the name of fun, not in the name of a gun."

Aurora police said they understood this was a scary situation, and they will continue to have off-duty officers at events like the carnival.


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