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Denver police investigating report of shots fired near DU campus

No injuries have been reported as of 12:30 p.m.
DU campus report of shots fired feb 1 2023
Posted at 10:39 AM, Feb 01, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-01 15:44:36-05

DENVER — Denver police investigated a report of shots fired near the University of Denver campus, and the incident was cleared by 1:30 p.m.

DU Campus Safety tweeted at 9:52 a.m. that it was investigating a report of shots fired along the 2400 block of S. William Street, near the intersection with E. Wesley Avenue. The intersection is about a block southwest of the DU campus.

As of 10:23 a.m., the Denver Police Department said it was still working to determine if any shots were fired.

As of 12:45 p.m., there were no reported injuries and the person involved in the incident is in an isolated area, DU Campus Safety said.

A Denver7 reporter at the scene said officers were asking neighbors to stay inside. Police were on a loudspeaker saying, "Come on out with your hands up. We want to get you some help."

A tactical unit was at the scene.

The all clear was called around 1:30 p.m. No other details were available.

Campus Safety asked the public to stay clear of the area while they worked.

This i s a developing story and will be updated.

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