Gunfire rang out as protesters raged in Denver on Saturday, leaving one person dead.
The dead man was participating in a pro-police “Patriot Rally,” according to Fox News.
Initial reports suggested the pro-police demonstrator could have been shot by a member of an opposing group, however, police later said that was not so.
“Further investigation has determined the suspect is a private security guard with no affiliation with Antifa,” the Denver Police Department tweeted.
Update: Further investigation has determined the suspect is a private security guard with no affiliation with Antifa. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) October 11, 2020
KUSA-TV of Denver said that the individual taken into custody after the shooting was a security guard employed by the station, which calls itself 9NEWS.
“The private security guard in custody was contracted through Pinkerton