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Police report 1 fatally shot, 7 others hurt at Denver Expo

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In this photo provided by 9NEWS/KUSA-TV Denver, authorities respond to the scene of a deadly shooting and stabbing at the National Western Complex, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Denver police say multiple people were injured at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (9NEWS/KUSA-TV Denver via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
In this photo provided by 9NEWS/KUSA-TV Denver, authorities respond to the scene of a deadly shooting and stabbing at the National Western Complex, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Denver police say multiple people were injured at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (9NEWS/KUSA-TV Denver via AP)


DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a Denver shooting and stabbing incident that left one dead and seven others injured at a motorcycle expo (all times local):

6:10 p.m.

Denver’s police chief says one person was fatally shot and seven others were wounded when a fight broke out a motorcycle expo on Saturday.

Police Chief Robert White tells reporters that it was unclear what prompted the incident at the National Western Complex, where the Colorado Motorcycle Expo was being held this weekend. He says other events associated with the expo have been canceled.

White says investigators believe there was an exchange of gunfire. In addition to the person who was shot and killed, three others were shot. White says another person was stabbed and three others suffered injuries from a fistfight.

Police were keeping a heavy presence at the hospital where the injured people were being treated to prevent the incident from spreading from the expo.

Police are interviewing a person of interest, and White says investigators believe there was more than one shooter.

Denver Police escort a man in handcuffs away from the National Western Complex, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Denver police say multiple people were injured in a deadly stabbing and shooting at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; NEW YORK POST OUT; NEW YORK DAILY NEWS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
Denver Police escort a man in handcuffs away from the National Western Complex, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Denver police say multiple people were injured in a deadly stabbing and shooting at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP)

4:25 p.m.

One person died and six others were injured in a shooting and stabbing at a motorcycle expo Saturday, Denver police said.

Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says the incident occurred about 1 p.m. Saturday at the National Western Complex. The Colorado Motorcycle Expo is being held this weekend at the complex.

Dr. Kevin McVaney of Denver Health Medical Center said six people were admitted to the hospital. Three were in critical condition and three were stable, he said.

McVaney did not release details about what injuries they were being treated for.

Lopez said she couldn’t say whether the incident was gang related. She said police are still investigating and no arrests have been made.

A posting on the Colorado Motorcycle Expo Facebook page said the event was going on as scheduled Sunday.

“Rest assured that all of the offending parties have been ejected and all is well,” the posting said.

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