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The Aurora Police Department is investigating after a man was shot Monday night near Gateway High School.

Police said the shooting happened just before 6:15 p.m. at East Mississippi Avenue and Abilene Street, blocks from the school in the Sable Ridge neighborhood.

The victim, described only as a man, was found suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive, police said.

Police have not released any information about what led to the shooting.

No arrests have been made. No suspect description is available, but the shooter might have fled the scene in a gray Chevrolet SUV, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. Tipsters can be anonymous and are eligible for a $2,000 reward.