UPDATE: Rapper targeted in Red Rocks concert shooting

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER, Colo. UPDATE: Authorities say rapper ScHoolboy Q was in an SUV that was fired on after a concert at the popular Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater in Colorado but was not injured.

Investigators say three other people were hurt in the shooting late Thursday, but their injuries were not life-threatening.

Authorities say they don't know if ScHoolboy Q was targeted in the shooting.

Police and sheriff's deputies are searching for a man with a rifle, but no arrests have been made.

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UPDATE: Authorities are searching for a gunman with a rifle who shot and wounded three people at the end of a rap concert at the popular Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater near Denver.

No motive was released, but Jefferson County sheriff's spokesman Mark Techmeyer said the attack did not appear to be random.

The victims' injuries were not life-threatening and one was discharged from a hospital.

Their names were not released, but Techmeyer said none were performers at the concert that featured Nas, Schoolboy Q and Flying Lotus.

The shooting occurred Thursday night at the concert benefiting three groups, including the Gang Rescue and Support Project of Denver. Deputies said the suspect had a rifle.

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Law officers are searching for a gunman after shooting erupted outside a suburban Denver concert that left three people wounded.

Jefferson County Sheriff's spokesman Mark Techmeyer said Red Rocks Amphitheater was shut down after the shooting in the parking lot about 10:30 p.m. Thursday as the concert was ending,

The three wounded traveled by car into nearby Denver where they were located by police and taken to a hospital.

Techmeyer said the gunshot wounds did not appear to be life-threatening, but he had no other information on the injured.

He said authorities were looking for a black male with a rifle.

Thousands of people were at the concert and all cars were searched as they left.

The Denver Post said Nas, Schoolboy Q and Flying Lotus performed at Red Rocks Thursday night.


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