One person hospitalized after shooting near middle school in Denver

Posted at 4:36 PM, Aug 28, 2018

DENVER – One person was hospitalized after being shot Tuesday afternoon near Cole Arts and Sciences Academy and DSST: Cole Middle School in Denver.

Officers responded to the scene after a “possible shooting” was reported, Denver police said shortly after 2 p.m. Police said the shooting did not happen inside a school.

Video shows more than a dozen police officers at the scene. Several roads in the area are closed for the time being.


Police haven’t said at the moment what led to the shooting or exactly where it occurred. A spokesperson for Denver Health said one patient had been transported there and was in critical condition.