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Four Arrested With 100 Rounds Of Ammunition In Suspected Terror Plot On MLB Game


The Independent

Four Arrested With 100 Rounds Of Ammunition In Suspected Terror Plot On MLB Game

More than a dozen firearms were seized

by Helen Elfer

Police say a mass-shooting at the Major League baseball All-Star game in Denver may have been averted, after four men were arrested and a stash of weaponry was seized.

Authorities were tipped off by a maid who was working in a hotel near the Coors Field baseball park, leading police to execute a search warrant. They discovered narcotics, body armour, 16 guns and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition in an eighth-floor room with a balcony overlooking the downtown area, according to the Denver Post.

Denver police are not ruling out the possibility that a “Las Vegas-style” shooting had been planned. The hotel room’s vantage point, potentially overlooking large crowds, along with the quantity of weapons and ammunition drew comparisons with the Las Vegas shooting massacre in October 2017.

Stephen Paddock, 64, fired into a crowd of music festival-goers from a hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, killing 60 and injuring hundreds more.

Full story https://www.independent.co.uk/us/four-arrested-ammunition-terror-plot-mlb-game-b1882829.html