DENVER — Police feared a “Las Vegas-style shooting” during the All-Star Game in Denver after receiving a tip from a maid who worked at a hotel not far from Coors Field, who had more than a dozen guns and more. than 1,000 ammunition was discovered in one of the rooms Friday night.
Multiple informed law enforcement sources involved in the investigation told Denver7’s Liz Gelardi and Denver7 chief investigative reporter Tony Kovaleski that they intercepted the weapons in a room on the eighth floor of the Maven Hotel as the All-Star Game celebrations kicked off.
Sources said police removed 16 long rifles, body armor and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition from the room with a balcony overlooking the downtown area. The sources said they feared the number of guns, ammunition, vantage point and large crowds could have led to a Las Vegas-style shooting.
Based on the hotel employee’s information, the police executed a search warrant and found the weapons, ammunition, body armor and a man in the room on the eighth floor.
One of the suspects arrested Friday night had posted a message on Facebook referring to a recent divorce and saying he was “going to have a big date,” according to multiple law enforcement sources.
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