Two men are dead and six other people are in hospitals in connection with an early morning shooting in central Denver, according to Denver Police.
Initially, only one fatality was reported, but Denver police issued an update around 4:30 p.m. indicating another man had died as a result of his injuries.
Four men and a woman are among the injured. The extent of their injuries was not publicized by the department.
"There's evidence of multiple guns being fired," DPD stated in a social media post about the shooting.
Doug Schepman, a DPD spokesman, told CBS News Colorado at 8 a.m. that it wasn't clear whether any suspects were at large or if the gunfire came only from those who were injured.
The shooting happened just after 3 a.m. near the intersection of East 33rd Avenue and Hudson Street. People in the area reported hearing multiple gunshots. Few other details about what happened or how the shooting started were immediately available.
An officer at the scene told a CBS News Colorado staffer that the incident apparently happened outside a Hell's Lovers bar. Hell's Lovers is an organization described as a "one percenter" group originating in Chicago and with chapters in eight states.
"One percenters" claim to be the 1% of motorcycle gangs that do not abide by laws, according to the National Library of Medicine's definition. The NLM stated in 2014 that members of such gangs present a threat to hospital staff in emergency rooms.
Nineteen members of the "Hell's Lovers" Denver chapter wereon federal firearms and drug charges.
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