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Woman shot at large outdoor gathering in Westminster

A fight broke out, and a woman was shot and suffered life-threatening injuries while trying to intervene, according to police.

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A woman was shot and sustained life-threatening injuries early Saturday after intervening in a fight at an outdoor gathering in Westminster, according to police.

The Westminster Police Department responded to a report of a shooting at 4:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of Raleigh Street, which is just north of Westminster High School between Sheridan and Federal boulevards.

Destiny Morehouse has invited a group of people to her home, according to a release from Westminster Police.

At some point, a fight broke out and police said Morehouse tried to intervene. She was shot in the torso and taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, the spokesperson said.

Westminster Police said they believe 10-15 people saw the altercation and have information that may lead to the identity of the suspect(s) involved. Investigators also said they believe this incident was videotaped by more than one individual and ask that any photos or videos be forwarded to police.

Morehouse is currently on life support in critical condition.

Anyone with information on the incident can contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or metrodenvercrimestoppers.com.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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