January 30, 2016 5:24 pm
Updated: January 30, 2016 8:10 pm

1 dead, several injured after multiple shots fired at Denver Motorcycle Expo

WATCH ABOVE: At least one person is dead after gunfire erupted and one person was stabbed at the Colorado Motorcycle Expo on Saturday. Multiple people were transported to hospital.


Police have responded to reports that multiple people have been shot or stabbed at the Denver Coliseum Saturday afternoon.

The Denver Police Department tweeted photos from the scene and are currently investigating.

Denver police spokesperson Raquel Lopez said that one is confirmed dead and numerous others are injured.

“During the disturbance, there were shots fired and at least one stabbing. We do have one deceased party and multiple other victims”

Lopez also said, “at this time we do not have anyone in custody.”

Denver Health reported that at least nine people have been transported to various hospitals in the area.

The shooting happened at around 1:00 p.m. MT at the National Western Complex where the Colorado Motorcycle Expo is scheduled to run through to Sunday. The event is described as “The largest motorcycle show & swap in the Rocky Mountain Region”.

A posting on the Colorado Motorcycle Expo Facebook page said the event was going on as scheduled Sunday.

“Rest assured that all of the offending parties have been ejected and all is well,” the posting said.

With files from The Associated Press

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