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11 Oct 2020 | 08:04 AM UTC

US: Fatal shooting during rival rallies in Denver October 10

United States of America News Alert

Fatal shooting occurs during rival protests by left- and right-wing groups in Denver (Colorado) on October 10; further unrest possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/11/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/13/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Denver). COUNTRY/REGION Denver

Event

A man was shot dead during rival protests between left- and right-wing groups in Denver (Colorado) on Saturday, October 10. The shooting occurred near the courtyard of the Denver Art Museum as protests were reportedly winding down, with police having largely kept the rival groups apart. The exact circumstances of the shooting are unclear, although it has been reported that a private security guard for a local television station has been detained in connection with the incident.

Further unrest is possible in the near term, which could result in further associated violence.

Advice

Those in Denver are advised to monitor the situation, avoid protests and large gatherings as a precaution, and heed all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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