Arrested four on the Maven Lodge, police feared a Las Vegas-style shootout in the course of the Denver All-Star Sport – The Denver Submit
DENVER – Police feared a Las Vegas-style shootout during the Denver All-Star Game after receiving a tip from a maid at a hotel near Coors Field that they had more than a dozen guns and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition were discovered in one of the rooms on Friday evening.
Several informed law enforcement sources related to the investigation announced that Denver’s Liz Gelardi7 and Denver’s chief investigative reporter7 Tony Kovaleski intercepted the guns in a room on the eighth floor of the Maven Hotel as the All-Star Celebration celebrated -Game started.
Sources said police removed 16 long guns, body armor and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition from the room with a balcony overlooking the city center. The sources said they feared the number of guns, ammunition, lookouts, and large crowds could have led to a Las Vegas-style shootout.
According to the hotel employee, police carried out a search warrant and found weapons, ammunition, body armor and a man in the room on the eighth floor.
One of the suspects arrested on Friday evening posted a message on Facebook referring to a recent divorce and saying he would “go out on a grand scale” according to several law enforcement agencies.
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