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Gunshots fired at marijuana holiday gathering in Denver

DENVER - Denver police say one person has been shot in the leg and another is down with unknown injuries after shots were fired at a marijuana celebration held to mark the counterculture holiday 4/20.

Witnesses say they heard three or more shots about 20 minutes after 4:20 p.m. Police swarmed the scene, and crime tape was around the pavilion where the celebration was being held.

A sizable police force on motorcycles and horses watched the celebration. But officers didn't arrest people for smoking in public, which is still illegal.

A crowd estimate wasn't immediately available, but organizers predicted some 80,000 at the nation's largest 4/20 observation.


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