Police in Denver are searching for a woman believed to be connected to a mass shooting that injured five people in the city’s Lower Downtown District over the weekend. The incident occurred outside Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row on Market Street. The woman was reportedly denied entry into the bar before the shooting took place.
Surveillance camera footage released by the police shows the woman pointing a gun in front of the establishment. At approximately 11:14 p.m. on Saturday, the unidentified woman opened fire, injuring five individuals who were standing outside the bar. The victims were quickly located and transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
According to the police, the suspect was initially denied entry into the bar but returned to have another conversation with the security staff before walking away. As she left for the second time, she produced a firearm and fired multiple shots in the direction of the club, unintentionally hitting the five victims.
Lissa Druss, a spokesperson for Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row, expressed concern about the incident and stated that they have been working with city officials and neighborhood leaders to improve safety in the area. No arrests have been made thus far.
Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident or the identity and whereabouts of the suspect to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.