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Two Men, Woman Killed In Shooting At Colorado Walmart:- In a tragic incident, three persons including a woman have been killed by an unidentified gunman, who opened fire at a Walmart store in the US State of Colorado on Thursday.
After the shooting was reported around 5 am IST, the Thornton Town Centre shopping complex was ringed for hours by hundreds of emergency responders. The Walmart is part of the centre. “Multiple parties” were down, Thornton police said in a tweet.
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The Thornton Police Department, an hour later, tweeted, “At this time this is not an active shooter”.
Unfortunately, the men died at the store, and the woman died at a hospital. No arrests have been made. One Aaron Stephens (44), who was in the self-checkout line at the Walmart heard a single shot, followed by two more bursts of gunfire, before people started running for the exits.
UPDATE: There is currently NO one in custody. Unfortunately the female transported with injury has also passed away. (3) confirmed dead. pic.twitter.com/HOpyrw8BUn— Thornton Police Dept (@ThorntonPolice) November 2, 2017
“The employees started screaming. Customers were screaming. They were running like crazy, and I ran out too because I didn’t want to get killed,” he said.
The security footage was being reviewed by the investigators, who have not released any details about the circumstances of the shooting. Moreover, to get a description of the shooter, they were interviewing the witnesses.