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BREAKING: 10 People Shot During Denver Nuggets NBA Championship Celebration

Denver, CO – Ten people were shot in Denver during the celebration of the Nuggets victory over the Miami Heat early on Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred at about 12:30 a.m. on June 13, about a mile away from Ball Arena where the National Basketball Association (NBA) championships were played, the Associated Press reported.

Ten people were shot and wounded and three of them were in critical condition.

The other seven people had wounds that were believed to be non-life-threatening, the Associated Press reported.

Officials said the gunman had been taken into custody, ESPN reported.

The gunman was one of the seven people suffering from non-life-threatening wounds, according to police.

“As far as what led up to this altercation that resulted in the shots being fired, that’s still under investigation at this time,” Denver Police Department spokesperson Doug Schepman told reporters. “It did occur in the area where we had largest gathering of folks celebrating during the night.”

Schepman said that investigation into the mass shooting was ongoing and “expansive,” ESPN reported.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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