Shooting in Denver Nightlife Zone Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Wounded

The Associated Press
By The Associated Press
August 24, 2021US News
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Shooting in Denver Nightlife Zone Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Wounded
File photo of a police tape. (Mark Makela/Getty Images)

DENVER—One man was killed and five other people were wounded in a shooting in Denver’s nightlife district just as bars were closing over the weekend, police said.

The shooting happened at about 2 a.m. Sunday on a corner near a music hall and a nightclub in the city’s Lower Downtown area.

The identity of the man who died was not made public and no arrests were made, police said in a tweet. Authorities did not say if they had identified a suspect or suspects.

None of the people who were wounded had injuries that were considered life-threatening, police said.

The killing came just over two weeks after a man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting outside Coors Field as fans left the baseball stadium after a Colorado Rockies game.

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