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Denver shooting: 1 dead, 4 hurt after shots fired in city’s LoDo neighbourhood, police say

Denver Police say one person has died and three others were injured in a shooting on a usually busy downtown Denver street on Monday evening.

One person is dead and four others were taken to hospital in stable condition following a shooting in the downtown Denver neighbourhood of LoDo, not far from Coors Field, the city’s police force said Monday.

Officers responded to the shooting at 21st Street and Lawrence Street at about 4 p.m., the Denver police tweeted.

The three people were taken there in critical condition and the fourth victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police spokesman Doug Schepman said.

Police later said the other victims’ injuries did not threaten their lives.

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“It’s too early at this time to say what happened here exactly, why it occurred, our investigators are currently getting witness statements, seeking video and photo evidence that might help us to piece together exactly what happened here, and also to confirm suspect information,” he said.

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Doug Schepman, spokesperson for the Denver police, speaks on the day a deadly shooting happened in the city’s downtown, on Nov. 19, 2018.
Doug Schepman, spokesperson for the Denver police, speaks on the day a deadly shooting happened in the city’s downtown, on Nov. 19, 2018. Global News

No information about a suspect was available, police said.

He also said police didn’t know whether there was one shooter or more.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.