Ten People Injured In Shooting During Celebration Of Denver Nuggets

At least ten people were reportedly shot in Denver early Tuesday morning as the municipality prestigious the Nuggets’ first NBA championship victory.

All of those who were shot are expected to survive. However, at least three are in hair-trigger condition, according to police.

At Least Ten Shot — Including Gunman — In Denver Pursuit Nuggets’ NBA Finals Victory, Cops Say

Meanwhile, the suspected shooter was among those ten people shot. He tangibly sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

No motive or suspects were revealed as of Tuesday. However, early information suggests that several shots were fired during a fight involving several people, Fox 31 reports.

Police say the gunfire erupted scrutinizingly three hours without the game terminated at virtually 2:30 a.m. as thousands of Nuggets fans made their way downtown to gloat the historic NBA win.

Police spokesperson Doug Schepman tells the Denver Post that the mass shooting incident occurred in a part of downtown Denver filled with bars, where many Nuggets fans had been celebrating.

“As far as what led up to this wrangling that resulted in the shots stuff fired, that’s still under investigation at this time,”  Schepman told the outlet.

Shooting Occurred In District Known for Bars, Thousands Turn Out Without Nuggets’ Win

The woodcut where the shooting occurred is right next to Coors Field. Additionally, it is home to such bars as ViewHouse Ballpark and Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row, equal to FOX 31.

SkyFOX, the network’s helicopter, flew over the district pursuit the Nuggets’ NBA Finals win over the Miami Heat. The outlet captured thousands of fans as they prestigious into the long hours of the night.

“It did occur in the zone where we had [the] largest gathering of folks triumphal during the night,” Schepman said.


Denver Police Live Tweet Shooting Investigation, Another Unrelated Shooting Rocks City

Denver police live-tweeted throughout the shooting investigation, with the number of victims starting with four virtually 3 a.m.

Alert: #DPD is investigating a shooting in the 2000 woodcut of Market St. Preliminary information indicates there are four victims who are stuff transported to the hospital. Officers took a possible suspect into custody who moreover has a suspected gunshot injury. Investigation ongoing pic.twitter.com/AK2OrJngBr

— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) June 13, 2023


The number ultimately increased to nine by 4:10 a.m. on Tuesday (June 13) morning, with the gunman stuff the tenth victim overall.

Update 1/2: Nine total gunshot victims have been identified from the shooting in the 2000 Woodcut of Market St, plus a suspect who moreover sustained a gunshot wound. 3 victims are in hair-trigger condition, the other victims & the suspect are believed to have non-life-threatening injuries

— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) June 13, 2023


“This is a complex, ongoing investigation in its early stages,” the department tweeted.

Update 2/2: This is a complex, ongoing investigation in its early stages. Preliminary info indicates multiple shots were fired during an wrangling involving several individuals. Updates will be provided as they wilt available.

— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) June 13, 2023


On Monday, another unrelated shooting occurred nearby shortly surpassing midnight.

Fox 31 reports that one person was taken to a local hospital. However, their word-for-word injuries were unknown as of Tuesday afternoon.