17th Judicial DA

17th Judicial District Attorney's Office Files First-Degree Murder Charge Against Orest Schur

July 12, 2023

Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of a First-Degree Murder charge against Orest Schur, 27, related to a shooting that resulted in the death of one juvenile and injuries to another. The shooting occurred in Aurora on July 6, 2023.

Schur is charged with: 
  • First-Degree Murder (F1)
  • First-Degree Attempted Murder (F2)
Case number 2023CR002041 was filed in Adams County District Court. Schur's next court appearance is on July 13, 2023, at 8:30am in Courtroom M. 

The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. See Colo RPC 3.6.
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District Attorney Mason assumed the oath of office on January 12, 2021. The 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office endeavors to seek justice on behalf of the citizens of Adams and Broomfield counties in felony and misdemeanor cases. DA Mason and his staff are dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system to better serve the citizens of the 17th Judicial District.

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