Police investigate shooting death of 64-year-old Aurora man

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AURORA, Ill. (AP) _ Police in Aurora are investigating the slaying of a 64-year-old man who was shot to death this weekend.

In a news release, police say that after receiving a report of a shooting shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday they found Samuel Smith Jr. He had been shot once. Smith was taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m.

The release says that detectives have not determined a motive for the shooting or if Smith was the intended target.

Police are asking that anyone with information to call investigators at 630-256-5500 or Aurora Area Crime Stoppers at 630-892-1000.

Aurora is about 37 miles west of Chicago.