Denver park shooting: Six children among nine shot at Byers and Pecos park Sunday

Six children were among the nine people shot during a family gathering in Denver Sunday.

A 3-year-old girl, 11-year-old girl and 12-year-old boy were shot during what police believe was a drive-by shooting in the Byers and Pecos park in the 1400 block of West Byers Place. Three 17-year-olds were also shot — two boys and one girl, according to Denver police.

The shooting happened at about 4:30 p.m. while a group was gathered in the park having a picnic, according to police and witness accounts.

All of the injured people are expected to survive.

The adults who were shot include a 27-year-old woman, 19-year-old man and 22-year-old man. Another 22-year-old man was struck by a car while he ran from the shooting, according to police.

A motive for the attack was not immediately clear Sunday and police did not release any suspect info.

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