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The shooting at the Colorado supermarket, bloody man in handcuffs According to Reuters


© Reuters. People stood near the scene where an active gunman was reported at a grocery store in Boulder


By Keith Coffman

DENVER (Reuters) – Police in Boulder, Colorado, reported an “active shooter” at a grocery store on Monday, and the aerial footage was streamed by local media from the scene. shows a man being taken into an ambulance and a bloody man being escorted away in handcuffs.

Twitter warning from police said the incident took place at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder’s Mesa Table area, a city at the foot of the East Rockies about 28 miles northwest of Denver.

A few hours later, Boulder police released a second tweet that police were responding to reports of an “armed, dangerous individual” at a nearby location and investigators were trying to confirm. of “whether this has to do with the (shooting) King Soopers”.

A man who said he was shopping inside the store with his wife told KCNC-TV in a camera interview that he heard three loud explosions from gunshots, and ran through the door. cargo with other customers to escape through a cargo hold at the rear of the building.

The photos clearly appear to have come from the checkout area at the front of the store, he said.

Video from the scene broadcast by local broadcaster KDVR-TV shows a naked man, with a beard, in shorts, handcuffed and one on a stretcher being taken into an ambulance. The man in custody appeared to be bleeding in his leg.

Dean Schiller, who describes himself as a journalist and is streaming footage from the scene to a YouTube channel identified as ZFG Videography, said in interviews with local media he There was a gunshot sound when stepping out of the grocery store. Schiller also said he had seen three victims being shot, but had no information about their status.

Shortly later, in a parking lot outside the store, Schiller said he saw police officers surrounding a sports utility vehicle as they ordered the occupants to exit.

Television news footage showed police leading customers and workers out of the store with their hands over their heads. The aerial shot also showed the presence of strict law enforcement outside the supermarket, along with at least two ambulances.

Table Mesa is home to the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s hilltop laboratory. The supermarket is located about 3.2 km from the top campus of the University of Colorado.

Colorado Governor Jared Polis said on Twitter that he was watching the events taking place in Boulder, adding, “My prayers for our Coloradans in times of grief and this grief as we learn more about the extent of the tragedy. “

The FBI said on Twitter that its agents were assisting local police in investigating the shootings in the supermarket.

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