One person shot dead in Denver amid dueling demonstrations
Washington/Sputnik: One person was killed in a shooting in Denver, Colorado, as protests were underway in the city, police said on Sunday.
"Officers are investigating a shooting that occurred in the Courtyard by the Art Museum. 1 victim transported to the hospital their condition is unknown, 1 suspect in custody," Denver Police said on Twitter on Saturday, adding in a later tweet that "2 suspects are now in custody" and that "this shooting is now being investigated as a Homicide."
On Saturday afternoon a pro-police and an anti-police rally were underway at Denver’s Civic Center Park.
It is unclear whether the shooting was related to the demonstrations.
An investigation is underway. The victim's identity is unknown.