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Colorado woman who shot suspected intruder now faces attempted murder charge, police say


A Colorado woman faces an attempted murder charge after authorities said she shot a suspected intruder last weekend.

Police said Emily Strunk, 25, of Aurora, called 911 on Saturday after shooting at an intruder who allegedly broke into her apartment, FOX 31 Denver reported.

The initial investigation suggested that the intruder, who had previously had a relationship with Strunk, broke into the apartment and assaulted another man inside, identified as Kevin Wertin, 27, the police said.

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Strunk has been detained and released pending further investigation, Aurora police say.

But the department said Tuesday that Strunk and Wertin had both been arrested after new information, which has yet to be disclosed, developed during the investigation.

Both suspects face a charge of attempted first degree murder, FOX 31 reported.

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The man who was shot remained in critical condition on Tuesday, police said. His identity was not immediately disclosed.

The case remained under investigation. Anyone with more information has been asked to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

Aurora is approximately 10 miles east of downtown Denver.



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