Denver, Colorado – Two individuals were killed and four others were injured in a shooting incident that took place at a party over the weekend, according to the Denver Police Department. The authorities received a 911 call reporting the incident at around 1:20 a.m. on Sunday. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found six victims with gunshot wounds. Two of the victims managed to transport themselves to a nearby hospital, while the remaining four were transported via ambulance.
The police have disclosed that the deceased victims include a 26-year-old man and a male minor, whose exact age has not been revealed. In their preliminary investigation, law enforcement officials determined that the shooting occurred when a group of uninvited guests crashed the ongoing party at the residence. An altercation ensued between the attendees and these uninvited individuals, resulting in multiple firearms being drawn and fired.
Notably, the minor who lost his life was not involved in the initial conflict, highlighting the unfortunate circumstances surrounding his death. As the investigation unfolds, the police are still working to gather information on the suspect(s), with witnesses being a key source of potential leads. It has been reported that some witnesses left the scene before the authorities arrived, impeding the progress of the inquiry.
The condition of the surviving victims has not yet been made public. Denver police have emphasized that the investigation is ongoing, as they continue to sift through evidence and interview witnesses in order to piece together the events leading up to the shooting. Updates are expected as more information becomes available.