Denver capitol locked down due to gunshots

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado state capitol was temporarily put on lockdown Thursday as police investigated a shooting in a nearby park.

Police say shots were fired on Colfax Avenue -- a busy street that runs through the city -- but no one was hit.

The capitol was locked down as a precaution. State troopers rushed out to investigate but business continued normal inside, including a tour of the building.

Police say three suspects were arrested and weapons were recovered a few blocks away.

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