Denver Coliseum clash between Mongols and Iron Order biker gangs leaves one dead. One person has died and several others have been shot and stabbed after a clash between rival biker gangs the Mongols and Iron Order at the National Western Complex.
Denver Police Chief Robert White said at an evening news conference that four people were shot and one person was stabbed at the motorcycle expo. White said that no arrest have been made, but a person of interest in connection with the incident is being questioned. According to NBC News, law enforcement sources say the fight happened between the Mongols and Iron Order biker gangs and it sparked the shooting incident.
Scroll down for video. One person has died and several others have been shot and stabbed after a reported clash between rival biker gangs at a convention at the National Western Complex. Denver Health Medical Center tweeted that nine people had been taken to hospital following the shooting. The complex is located near the Denver Coliseum. Police initially tweeted that the incident occurred at the Denver coliseum when they confirmed one person was dead and numerous others were wounded. Denver Police escorted a man in handcuffs away from the National Western Complex Saturday afternoon. Police have said no one has been arrested.
Men hug after a shooting at a motorcycle expo at the National Western Complex in Denver on Saturday. Two people from each gang are said to be in grave condition, NBC News reported. Several off duty officers were at the expo prior to the shooting. The event did not have a security screening.
White explained that they did not close the event after the fight because there was a heavy police presence and the event was nearing it's closing time. The group started on July 4, 2. According to The Mongols Motorcycle Club's website, they were established on December 5, 1. East Los Angeles area in California. Pictured above is their official badge'We allowed them to finish out their evening,' he said. The city and county of Denver announced that the second day of the 3.
Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo would be canceled in light of the incident that happened Saturday. Witnesses told The Denver Post that the shooting took place outside the Colorado Motorcycle Expo during a fight between two biker groups. Denver Health Medical Center tweeted that nine people had been taken to local hospitals and the hospital's emergency department has gone into lockdown following the shooting. Kevin Mc. Vaney of Denver Health Medical Center told the Associated Press that six people were admitted to the hospital.
He said three were in critical condition and three were stable. Mc. Vaney did not release details about what injuries they were being treated for. The complex is located near the Denver Coliseum. Police initially tweeted that the incident occurred at the Denver coliseum when they confirmed one person was dead and numerous others were wounded.
A shooting between two unrelated biker gangs at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, in May last year left nine dead and ended in the arrest of 1. On the the Colorado Motorcycle Expo's website, it bills itself as 'one of the largest motorcycle events in the country.'People gather outside the National Western Complex on Saturday after the deadly shooting and stabbing. Bikers were seen leaving the arena in Denver following the shooting and stabbing at 1pm this afternoon Witnesses said the shooting took place outside the Colorado Motorcycle Expo during a fight between two biker groups.