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Gazette Premium Content Shooting suspects avoid injury when train hits car

The Associated Press Published: October 28, 2013

COMMERCE CITY — Commerce City police have arrested three people suspected in a shooting after their car became stuck on railroad tracks and they ran.

Police say the shooting occurred Sunday and they spotted a car and gave chase.

According to the Denver Post ( ), the driver veered off the road and tried to drive over railroad tracks and became stuck. All three people got out of the car and ran, just before a Burlington Northern train came down the tracks and hit the empty car.

Officers arrested the three people and recovered a handgun. Police say they do not know if anyone was hurt in the shooting and the names of the suspects and charges were not available.


Information from: The Denver Post,

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