Denver mosque leaders warned Homeland Security that RTD shooting suspect “was advanced in his path of radicalization.” Feds acknowledge receiving warning, as well as photos and videos.
Excerpt: Police have said that Cummings approached Von Lanken, 56, outside Denver Union Station as he was giving directions to two women. The suspect pointed a gun at Von Lanken’s neck and told him to follow directions, and he then pulled the trigger. Von Lanken, who died on the way to a hospital, was a former police officer in Wisconsin and a church pastor in Loveland. He was married and had two adult daughters. Denver’s RTD contracts with Allied Security to provide armed guards at its bus and light rail stations. Police said they did not know of a motive for the shooting.