DENVER – Police feared a Las Vegas-style shootout during the Denver All-Star Game after receiving a tip from a maid at a hotel near Coors Field that they had more than a dozen guns and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition were discovered in one of the rooms on Friday evening.

Several informed law enforcement sources associated with the investigation announced that Denver’s Liz Gelardi7 and Denver investigative chief reporter Tony Kovaleski7 that they intercepted the guns in a room on the eighth floor of the Maven Hotel as the celebrations opened for space Star game started.

Sources said police removed 16 long guns, body armor and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition from the room with a balcony overlooking the city center. The sources said they feared the number of guns, ammunition, lookouts, and large crowds could have led to a Las Vegas-style shootout.

According to the hotel employee, police carried out a search warrant and found weapons, ammunition, body armor and a man in the room on the eighth floor.

One of the suspects arrested on Friday evening posted a message on Facebook referring to a recent divorce and saying he would “go out in a big way,” according to multiple law enforcement sources.

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