Shooting in Denver: DENVER, CO., The Denver Police Department officers has confirmed that multiple people have been shot after an active shooter for some yet-known reason sporadically shot at people in a bars in the downtown area of Denver, Co., early on Sunday morning, July 17, 2022. However police added that the said suspected shooter was fatally shot back at after officers opened fire at him.
Although the Denver Police Department withheld information regarding the precise number of victims shot and who fired the shots, they did say that the suspect was seriously injured and in critical condition. The incident took place at the lively, nightclub-filled junction of 20th and Larimer streets at around 1:30 in the am.
Officers engaged the subject, who “presented a considerable threat,” after their “attention was drawn to a disturbance involving an armed” person, according to Division Chief Ron Thomas. The police fired their firearms. The celebration ended. Officers started providing aid right away.” Thomas said. At this point, they learned that there were additional people in the crowd who had been hurt as a result of the incident.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Colorado State Patrol and Denver Office of the Independent Monitor are assisting with the investigation into the shooting. Denver Police Dept. added that this is a multi-agency investigation with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Colorado State Patrol, and the Denver Police Homicide Unit with oversight from the Office of the Independent Monitor
Authorities are attempting to discover what caused the incident and to get the situation under control A thorough investigation is currently underway. When further information becomes available, it will be updated. The shooter’s and potential victims’ names have yet to be revealed.