No injuries after shot fired at Obama campaign office in Denver
October 12th, 2012
09:29 PM ET
2 years ago

No injuries after shot fired at Obama campaign office in Denver

(CNN) - A single shot was fired Friday at an Obama campaign office in Denver, Colorado, a police spokeswoman said.

The shot resulted in no injuries, although people were in the building at the time, Denver police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez told CNN.

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Police did not have a description of a suspect but did have a possible vehicle of interest, Lopez said.

A glass window was shattered, images of the scene showed.

Lopez said the Secret Service, which protects President Obama, was not involved in the investigation Friday, although the agency’s involvement would depend on what Denver police find.

Obama's re-election campaign had no comment and referred questions to Denver police.

Obama was in Washington on Friday.

– CNN's Marlena Baldacci, Kevin Bohn and Gregory Wallace contributed to this report

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Filed under: 2012 • Colorado • President Obama
soundoff (441 Responses)
  1. Will

    That is a shame 4 some1 2 do a thing like this. i want to say this 2 obama campagin dont get discouraged stand up for what your doing. dont let the coward that done this intimadate you all

    October 12, 2012 11:50 pm at 11:50 pm |
  2. MaryM

    Wow, just WOW

    October 12, 2012 11:53 pm at 11:53 pm |
  3. Emily

    Frightening.

    October 12, 2012 11:53 pm at 11:53 pm |
  4. nunzi

    When you consciously divide the country, turn people against one another for your own political gain, what do you expect?!

    October 12, 2012 11:54 pm at 11:54 pm |
  5. Rpuente

    The Koch brothers are at it again....next time bring the German tanks....jerks.

    October 12, 2012 11:55 pm at 11:55 pm |
  6. Candle

    Staged incident in a battleground state. Case closed.

    October 12, 2012 11:57 pm at 11:57 pm |
  7. moas786

    like i've said in the past, this is NOT YOUR FATHERS re-publican party any longer. these individuals are full of hate and see the world as a black and white issue. bush poisoned them by preaching to them "either your with us or against us" they took that and ran with it...

    October 13, 2012 12:00 am at 12:00 am |
  8. Thera

    People need to settle down. We don't need anger, we need reasonable debate. That reminds me what bothered me about the debate Thursday between Biden and Ryan. Biden was too angry and hostile. Both Ryan and Biden made some good points. But I could not stand Biden's derisive sneers and condescending chuckles. Most of the time his words simply attacked the intent of Ryan and Romney...according to him, Romney & Ryan “bet against America all the time” and WANT to hurt the middle class and the elderly. That is absurd. Everybody disagrees about the best course we should take, but why claim the other guys want to hurt people? We need to work together! A divisive & combative man like Biden has no business anywhere near the White House.

    October 13, 2012 12:00 am at 12:00 am |
  9. Leroy Scharfenberg

    The american taliban strikes!

    October 13, 2012 12:04 am at 12:04 am |
  10. The shot heard around the world

    Was this a disgruntled citizen or a political ploy to garner sympathy votes?

    October 13, 2012 12:09 am at 12:09 am |
  11. Bob

    Any money says the shooter was a Republican and an NRA member.

    October 13, 2012 12:10 am at 12:10 am |
  12. Charles Bowen

    Probably just another Gun Toating Redneck Republican Having His Say.... Or A teabagger off his meds......Charles Bowen Solomon Stone

    October 13, 2012 12:12 am at 12:12 am |
  13. Redneck

    Maybe they mistook it for the office of Kony 2012 and the other black dictator.

    October 13, 2012 12:12 am at 12:12 am |
  14. its coming

    muslim brotherhood head spiritual leader just calls for jihad to liberate jerusalem and all of "palestine", by force.

    so obama? whatcha gonna do......?????? give a speech?

    October 13, 2012 12:12 am at 12:12 am |
  15. ButtChugging?

    I bet the shooter voted for change in 2008.

    October 13, 2012 12:14 am at 12:14 am |
  16. Ian

    $10 says the shooter watches Fox News.

    October 13, 2012 12:15 am at 12:15 am |
  17. KillaKing

    Ted Nugent ?!

    October 13, 2012 12:16 am at 12:16 am |
  18. zadok50

    Not the in the top 10 articles ????

    October 13, 2012 12:17 am at 12:17 am |
  19. gunnard larson

    This has to go down as one of the least surprising news stories of the election cycle.

    October 13, 2012 12:19 am at 12:19 am |
  20. ImWEBSPY

    Yes were saying no to Romney, not because hes a bad guy, I think hes smart, smarter then me, decent, caring,likeable chap! Were saying no because out of 24 special advisers on foreign policy, 17 served in the Bush-Cheney administration. We didn't get a say in two wars because were not politicians, but to not mention Bush and the troops, pretend your side just admitted to that, we were lied into war on faults pretense, bad advice, a hundred thousand Americans mind you, killed and injured. I as a humanist would be to embarrassed not to give them a little more time out, till then out of 24 advisers one or two is one thing, 17 a little 2 much like a do over Thanks: Sincerely fu2

    October 13, 2012 12:19 am at 12:19 am |
  21. Dbo

    I'm sure mitt will use this in the debate and try and politicize the moment. He loves every one and his campaign doesn't condemn that behavior. At his rallies people show up wearing racial slurs on t shirts and when then call the potus "a monster "he doesn't correct it.
    Never underestimate the power stupid. We live and breath it. Very sad.

    October 13, 2012 12:19 am at 12:19 am |
  22. Gayanne Fried

    Cowards!!!!!

    October 13, 2012 12:20 am at 12:20 am |
  23. Wisconsin Bucko

    I was wondering when something like this was going to happen; all the while hopeing and praying that it wouldn't. We seem to be the most violent nation in the world. And organizations like the NRA are just enabling criminals and kooks under the guise of "freedom"!

    October 13, 2012 12:20 am at 12:20 am |
  24. DOG1

    The Teabaggers must be so proud!

    October 13, 2012 12:21 am at 12:21 am |
  25. Bill28

    The right wing are chock-full of such lovely people, aren't they? They can't argue their points, so they shoot.

    October 13, 2012 12:21 am at 12:21 am |
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