Saturday, 18 November, 2017

2 confirmed dead, 'multiple parties down' in Colorado Walmart shooting

Multiple parties down in shooting at Thornton Walmart Image courtesy Twitter
Lucas Bell | 03 November, 2017, 01:06

Police say a man suspected of fatally shooting three people inside a suburban Denver Walmart tried to flee officers in his auto but was blocked by traffic.

Local police earlier said that multiple people were shot inside a Walmart store in a Denver suburb.

Multiple people described hiding in the Walmart before being evacuated by police. Police believe his vehicle to be a red Mitsubishi Mirage.

Two men died inside the Walmart, and a woman died later at a hospital.

Thornton police spokesman Victor Avila said Thursday that 47-year-old Scott Ostrem had a minor criminal history, but Avila didn't elaborate. They were searching the store for the shooter whose identity was unknown.

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It is located off Interstate 25 in Thornton, which is north of downtown Denver.

Police are conducting a sweep of both the store and the surrounding parking lot.

It happened at 9900 Grant Street in Thornton in the early evening. "Customers were screaming. They were running like insane, and I ran out too because I didn't want to get killed", he said.

"The employees started screaming".

A spokesman for the Thornton Police Department could not be immediately reached by AFP.

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