One Dead, Many Hurt in Motorcycle Rally Violence

Multiple shootings, stabbing reported at Denver Coliseum
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 30, 2016 3:44 PM CST
Medical crews respond to multiple shootings and at least one stabbing Saturday during the Colorado Motorcycle Expo at the Denver Coliseum.   (Denver Police Department)

(Newser) – At least one person is dead following an outbreak of violence that involved multiple shootings Saturday afternoon at the Colorado Motorcycle Expo, the Denver Post reports. Multiple people were shot and at least one person was stabbed outside the Denver Coliseum around 1pm local time, according to 9News. A witness tells the Post the incident was a beef between rival motorcycle gangs. At least nine people were hospitalized. And CBS Denver reports multiple officers were seen patrolling outside Denver Health Medical Center. The event was shut down, and police escorted people out of the Coliseum, according to the Post. Many seemed upset at being forced to leave the event. No arrests have been announced so far. (Read more shooting stories.)

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