Quantcast

Monday, July 28, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

3 shot after Denver-area concert, suspect sought

By Associated Press

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 03:53 a.m. HST, Jun 20, 2014



MORRISON, Colo. (AP) >> Law enforcement officers were searching for a gunman Friday after three people were shot and wounded at the end of a rap concert at the popular Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater in the foothills west of Denver.

The victims' injuries were not life-threatening, Jefferson County sheriff's spokesman Mark Techmeyer said. Their names were not released.

No arrests had been made. The shootings did not appear to be random, Techmeyer said.

Deputies were investigating a report that a man was seen with a rifle, but Techmeyer called that information "pretty sketchy."

The shootings occurred about 10:30 p.m. Thursday near the end of a performance by Nas, Schoolboy Q and Flying Lotus.

The injured people were in a white sport-utility vehicle and drove themselves from Red Rocks to a Denver intersection about 15 miles away, but it was not clear why, Techmeyer said. They were eventually stopped by Denver police and taken to a hospital.

Investigators did not know if more people had been in the SUV before police stopped it, he said.

Techmeyer didn't know how many people were at the concert, but he said investigators stopped and questioned each car as it was leaving.

Traffic was chaotic and slow, but "we had a shooter out there," he said.

Witnesses were being interviewed until the early morning hours Friday.

The Red Rocks amphitheater and surrounding park are popular with joggers and sightseers. Most of the park had reopened Friday morning, but the area of the shooting remained sealed off.







 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(0)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may receive a warning, and if you persist with such comments you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.
Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.
IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News
Blogs
Political Radar
`My side’

Political Radar
‘He reminds me of me’

Bionic Reporter
Needing a new knee

Warrior Beat
Monday musings

Small Talk
Burning money

Political Radar
On policy

Warrior Beat
Apple fallout