Denver Police found more than a dozen guns, 1000 rounds of ammunition, and body armor just two blocks from where the AllStar game is to be played at Coors Field on July 13th.
Police fear that it would have become a Las Vegas-style massacre. Police arrested three males and one female.
They have not released the charges against the four who were arrested. No other information is yet available about the arrest.
Just days ahead of the All-Star Game in Denver – Police recovered multiple guns, body armor and ammo from a hotel room just a block away from Coors Field. Coming up at 10 @TonyKovaleski and I will have exclusive new details about the investigation. @DenverChannel
— Liz Gelardi (@LizGelardi) July 11, 2021
Police executed a search warrant after they got a tip from a housekeeper at the hotel where the guns and ammo were stored.
ALERT: Officers were in the 1800 BLK Wazee on a report of a suspicious occurrence . The investigation led to the arrest of three males , charges are pending but they are related to illegal possession of firearms.
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) July 10, 2021
Law enforcement agents expressed their fears that this could have potentially become a “Las Vegas-style shooting”. The quartet had two hotel rooms with balconies that overlook where the huge crowds would be leaving the park after the game.
MLB (Major League Baseball) dodged a bullet. Had there been a mass shooting, some people would point to the fact that MLB took the game away from Atlanta and moved it to Denver.
One of the men that were arrested had made a post on his Facebook account that said he would “go out in a big way,” That sure sounds like he was planning something.
Also, I would like to know how they snuck 16 long guns into the hotel without anyone noticing it. Inquiring minds want to know.
A hotel maid is being hailed for her role in preventing what police fear could have been a “Las Vegas style shooting” at the upcoming MLB All-Star Game in Denver, a report said Saturday.
The housekeeper tipped off cops after she found more than a dozen weapons and 1,000 rounds of ammunition at a hotel near Coors Field Friday, according to ABC7 Denver.
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The alarming discovery was made inside a room on the eight floor of the Maven Hotel, just two blocks from the mile-high ballpark that is hosting the “Midsummer Classic” Tuesday, the station said.
Cops removed 16 long guns, body armor, and ammo from the room, which had a balcony overlooking Denver’s downtown, the outlet reported.