No injuries after shot fired at Obama campaign office in Denver
October 12th, 2012
09:29 PM ET
10 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. Anonymous

    I think the prez time is up and he failed, but this is AMERICA! Shooting at a campeign office is about as dumb as you can get. You cant think to get our CAC at a small office, this person deserves lots of prison time... We cant have americans doing this crap, already enough grudges between the parties..

    October 13, 2012 02:30 am at 2:30 am |
  2. David Myers

    Right wingers with guns! Reminds me of the early days of the Nazi "march" to power via the brownshirts. "When facism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carring the cross." – Sinclair Lewis If facism comes to America (via the right-wing christian fundamentalist tea-party theocrats, they will make the Nazis look like amateurs!

    October 13, 2012 02:33 am at 2:33 am |
  3. Daniel

    Here we go!! Redneck America at its best!!

    October 13, 2012 02:33 am at 2:33 am |
  4. whatever

    Didn't something like this happen in 2008 and 2010 in Denver? I know one was a brick that broke a window at a campaign office, people on the right were blamed for it and the story practically disappeared when it was reveled that it was a disgruntled worker from that office.

    October 13, 2012 02:34 am at 2:34 am |
  5. Xaba

    An unfortunate incident

    October 13, 2012 02:36 am at 2:36 am |
  6. OD

    Guy with the gun...If you don't agree with Obama, you'v got a better weapon than a gun...your vote!....use it!

    October 13, 2012 02:45 am at 2:45 am |
  7. Shawn

    You can thank politicians and political radio hosts for polarizing America enough for this crap to take place. There is no middle ground anymore. There is no free thought anymore. Everyone is being brainwashed into being either right or left, with nowhere in between left to go.

    October 13, 2012 02:47 am at 2:47 am |
  8. Name

    On next campaing I need to see you to win do your best.

    October 13, 2012 02:48 am at 2:48 am |
  9. Bernard obryant

    That sad it hate in the world wow congress try to pass those job exiting tax hike it too much hate

    October 13, 2012 02:57 am at 2:57 am |
  10. Jeremy


    October 13, 2012 02:58 am at 2:58 am |
  11. dometrice m

    thats stupid we dont need no fake attemps on the president life why wasnt bush lie threaten that start a small culture

    October 13, 2012 03:07 am at 3:07 am |
  12. reldra

    Thank God no one was hurt.

    October 13, 2012 03:13 am at 3:13 am |
  13. Wisdom

    Looks like this is another Gimmick by Obama to gain few "brownie points" and "Sympathy" from the Voters as he lost the first debate...Democrats will stoop to anything to hang in @ the Whitehouse...

    October 13, 2012 03:16 am at 3:16 am |
  14. Daniel

    You mean he missed all of those dem- turkeys boo. Should take away his hunting permits tip his aim gets better

    October 13, 2012 03:17 am at 3:17 am |
  15. new orleans

    Denver is getting rough.

    October 13, 2012 03:29 am at 3:29 am |
  16. Frank Lynn

    Of course this was bound to happen. The GOP and Rush Windbag have been trying to get all the racist idiots to do something like this all year, not overtly of course, they are just entertainers...and all that spin offal we hear every day.And Sped Nugent didn't slow it a bit. Sorry state of affairs when pandering to idiots works to gain votes and then threatens lives. But it's like Iraq and the Bank Robbery we call a recession...NO ONE is accountable anymore once above the glass ceiling.

    October 13, 2012 03:33 am at 3:33 am |
  17. Maria L.

    I don't care what your political slant is... taking a gun and shooting it at innocent people proves that you have lost all morality.

    October 13, 2012 03:38 am at 3:38 am |
  18. Matt Smith

    Republicans argue by using bullets.
    Democrats argue by using our brains.

    October 13, 2012 03:40 am at 3:40 am |
  19. Michael Lee

    some people will always be on the wrong side of history

    October 13, 2012 03:48 am at 3:48 am |
  20. StanleyMann

    So these are the kinds of people Republicans are. They are gun shooting racist who think they can garner enough respect to rule the world. Lord help us. If they win, I'm moving north to Canada.

    October 13, 2012 03:51 am at 3:51 am |
  21. joe

    Hmmmmm... shots fired when things are going so well for Romney?? Kinda makes you wonder... who shot up what and why??

    October 13, 2012 03:52 am at 3:52 am |
  22. Eric of Reseda, CA

    This is bad. The lies of the Extreme Right are doing what they had hope – incite people to violence. For get about the Afghan Taliban. We got some here in the U.S. now.

    October 13, 2012 03:53 am at 3:53 am |
  23. Ryan

    Republican thugs...

    October 13, 2012 03:55 am at 3:55 am |
  24. kamarasune

    You all need to step away from the western channel in Denver before you all end up dragging us into another fight over gun rights -.-

    October 13, 2012 03:58 am at 3:58 am |
  25. ertw

    Wow lets scale it back America. Dam.

    October 13, 2012 04:02 am at 4:02 am |
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