In the US, 10 people, including a police officer, have been killed in a shootout in Colorado. According to police, the incident took place at a supermarket in Boulder. According to the latest information, the suspect has been taken into custody. He is currently injured and is undergoing treatment in the hospital. The police are still investigating what was the motive behind the firing.
Boulder Police Department commander Kerry Yamaguchi told reporters that the authorities have initiated an investigation at the site of the incident. They are not aware of the number of people killed in Golbiri now. Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dogarty said the death toll will be made public later.
#UPDATE Multiple people including a police officer have been killed by a gunman at a US grocery store in the latest mass shooting in the state of Colorado, police say.
One "person of interest" is injured and in custody, Boulder police commander Kerry Yamaguchi has told reporters pic.twitter.com/qXOTjIE2ne
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The Boulder Police Department tweeted, “We have many victims who lost their lives. One of the victims is a boulder police officer. The media has been asked to respect the privacy of the families. The investigation is going on. No number of victims will be released till the families are informed. ‘
White House spokesman Jake Saki said that US President Joe Biden has been informed about the incident in the Boulder supermarket and the authorities are giving him moment-to-moment news. Tell us that eight people were shot dead by a gunman at a massage parlor in Atlanta, Georgia last week.