1 shot near boys' baseball game at Federal and 6th

DENVER (KDVR) — Police said one person was wounded in a shooting Thursday night along Federal Boulevard.

It happened near Federal and the Sixth Avenue freeway, according to the Denver Police Department. They tweeted about the shooting at 9:13 p.m.

The shooting happened next to a baseball field. A parent told FOX31 that young teenage boys aged 13 and 14 were about to play their first practice baseball game when they heard at least two gunshots around 9 p.m. The boys were ordered to drop to the ground and stay down until the parents felt it was safe to get the kids out of the field.

Police said the extent of the person’s wounds was unknown and no one had been arrested.

Police closed northbound Federal Boulevard at Short Place while they investigated the shooting.

FOX31 has a crew headed to the scene. Check back for updates.

Source : https://kdvr.com/news/local/shooting-federal-blvd-6th-ave-short-place/

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