At least one person has died and several injured after a shooting and stabbing at a motorcycle show in the US state of Colorado.

Police in Denver said “numerous” people were hurt in the attack at the Denver Coliseum, which happened just before 13:00 local time (20:00 GMT).

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The venue was hosting the Colorado Motorcycle Expo, one of the largest events of its kind in the US.

Health officials tweeted that nine people were being treated in hospital.

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At a press briefing, Raquel Lopez, a spokeswoman for Denver Police, said there was at least one stabbing as well as shooting.

No-one was in custody, she said.

The Denver Post reported that the incident started as a feud between rival motorcycle gangs.

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In May 2014, a shootout between rival bike gangs in Waco, Texas, killed nine people and led to more than 170 arrests.

 

culled from bbc.com


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