None of the officers, McDonald’s employees or customers at the scene were injured, according to initial police reports from the scene.
“People are very intimidated, not necessarily by the person that’s sitting in front of them, but by what it says on their background check,” said Sean Taylor, deputy director of the Second Chance Center, which helps people transition from incarceration to civilian life.
“We need to have that pay and benefit package that matches Denver or it’s easier for folks to go there,” said Sgt. Bob Wesner.
One man was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries, while another man was displaced by the blaze, which damaged two units and made them uninhabitable.
No information was available on the suspects or victims.
Investigators are asking anyone with information to call police at 303-627-3100 or you Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867).
Stuteville, who was standing in the parking lot, told investigators he was worried about the Jeep hitting Fields, customers in the store, or a family in a car next to him.
Prosecutors say Duran, a member of the Iron Order motorcycle group made up mostly of law enforcement, fired the first shot during the melee, injuring one person