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Secret Service Hunt for Gunman After Shot Fired at Obama’s Denver Campaign Office in Broad daylight

A single shot was fired through the window of  President Barack Obama’s Denver campaign office Friday, according to  police.

Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says people  were inside the office when the shooting happened in the afternoon, but no one  was injured.

A large panel of glass was left shattered at  the office on West Ninth Avenue near Acoma Street.

Lopez says investigators are looking at  surveillance video but have not yet confirmed a description of a vehicle that  might be linked to the shooting. Police didn’t immediately release other details  while detectives pursue leads.

Lopez says she isn’t aware of any previous  threats against the campaign office.

Violent: A single shot was fired through the window of President Barack Obama’s Denver campaign office Friday

The incident happened at around 3pm,  according to The Denver  Post. Sam Levin, a reporter for the  alternative newspaper Westword, later posted a photo on Twitter showing one of  the office’s large, front windows shattered.By early evening, the window shards had been  removed and a glass company was putting plywood up.

The Secret Service referred questions about  the incident to Denver police.

An Obama campaign spokeswoman declined to  comment.

Politico reported that the president’s re-election  campaign has more than 30 field offices across all of Colorado – a major  battleground state in advance of the November 6 election.

Denver was also the site of the first  presidential debate between Mitt Romney and President Obama.

Source: The Daily Mail

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