DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it has executed arrest and search warrants throughout the Denver area as part of an unspecified operation.
ATF spokesman Matthew Deasaro says the agency was helped by local law enforcement Thursday, but he would not discuss the details of who is being targeted.
More details were expected to be released at a press conference planned for 1 p.m.
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A man who lives in an apartment building near one of the locations tells The Denver Post he awoke just after 4 a.m. to the sound of explosions. Greg Cohen says he saw armed agents in the street who told residents through a loudspeaker to stay in their homes.
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