Colorado: 2 killed, 1 injured in firing inside Walmart

Colorado: Reports of firing between unknown assailants and Thornton Police inside a Walmart store in Denver have been reported from Colorado.

The incident occurred in the evening around 6.30pm on Wednesday when the storekeepers called the Thornton Police to intervene. Two men were killed during the firing inside the store injuring a woman.

Officer Victor Avila of Thornton Police Department speaking of the situation said, “We’ve got multiple parties down, we’re still trying to ascertain what their conditions are”, adding that the firing inside the store had ceased by the time the Police arrived at the store.

She added that an hour after the incident the status of threat remains unclear to the Police.
Thornton city is about 16kms from Denver and nearly 120,000 reside in the city.

It is still not clear if at all any assailant had been arrested.
A local news reported a woman’s son who was inside the store during the firing had heard 30 gunshots.

However, a video posted on Twitter shows the store empty except the Police officers with their guns drawn out.

A local news channel showed Police cars, ambulances surrounding the Walmart store which is adjacent to US Interstate 25.