American pro resigns from team after being accused of firing a gun while on training ride

Danny Summerhill pleads not guilty to charges of reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct

Danny Summerhill at the 2014 Paris-Roubaix

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

American rider Danny Summerhill has resigned from the UnitedHealthcare professional continental-level team after being accused of firing a gun while out on a training ride.

Summerhill has pleaded not guilty to charges of reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct after the incident on February 21 when residents of Deer Creek Canyon on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado say they witnessed the rider shooting a handgun while cycling, the Denver Post reports.

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