ARVADA, Colo. — At least 30 shots were fired and two people were struck by gunfire as people were gathered in an Arvada parking lot Thursday night for a vigil, a spokesperson for the Arvada Police Department (APD) said.
The shooting happened around 9:15 p.m. in the 6600 block of Pierce Street. According to APD, the suspects arrived in the area where the vigil was being held and there was some type of altercation. At some point during that altercation there was an exchange of gunfire, APD said.
Two people were hit by gunfire and taken to the hospital for treatment, APD said. Their conditions are not known.
At this point, it is unclear how many people fired weapons. No one is in custody and no suspect descriptions are available at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact APD at 720-898-6900.
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