DENVER (CBS4)– Police in Denver investigated a shooting where protests were happening near the state Capitol on Thursday night. At least one person was rushed to the hospital.

It is unclear whether the shooting was related to the protests in downtown Denver.

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Police have not released any suspect information but did tweet an update on those possibly involved in the shooting.

One person was treated for a gunshot wound and another was treated for stab wounds. Both were described as “walk-ins” to the hospital.

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The 9 p.m. curfew was in effect Thursday but some protesters were still marching after the curfew. It is the final night of the curfew put in place by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. The curfew expires at 5 a.m. Friday. It is unclear whether the curfew will be extended.

Thursday was filled with largely peaceful protests throughout downtown Denver until the shooting happened about 10 p.m. The first night of protests last week was marred by gunfire near the state Capitol and tear gas deployed by police.

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  1. CJ says:

    are there any updates on this?

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