One person is dead and six others are in the hospital after an early morning shooting in central Denver, Denver police said.
Among the injured are five men and one woman. The extent of their injuries was not released by the department.
“There is evidence of multiple gunshots,” DPD said in a social media post about the shootings.
Doug Schepman, a DPD spokesman, told CBS News Colorado at 8 a.m. that it was unclear if the suspects were on the run or if shots were fired from those who were injured.
The shooting happened just after 3 a.m. near the intersection of East 33rd Avenue and Hudson Street. People in the area reported hearing multiple gunshots.
An officer at the scene told a CBS News Colorado staffer that the incident apparently happened outside Hell’s Lovers Bar. Hell’s Lovers is one Organization described Originated in Chicago as a “One Percent” group and with chapters in eight states. According to the National Library of Medicine’s definition, the “one percent” is the 1% of motorcycle gangs who claim not to obey the law. The NLM reported in 2014 That such gang members present a threat to hospital staff in the emergency room.
“Hell’s Lovers” had nineteen members of the Denver ChapterFederal firearms and drug charges.