3 people dead in Walmart shooting in Colorado

Screen Shot 2017 11 01 at 7.43.21 PMTwitter/@MicahGrimesvPolice officers respond to the Walmart shooting in Thornton, Colorado.
  • Three people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart in Colorado.
  • Police are still searching for a suspect.

Police in Colorado said at least three people were killed after a shooting at a Walmart in Thornton, Colorado, on Wednesday night.

Thornton Police Department officers are still searching for a suspect, NBC 9 reported. The local news station also reported FBI, ATF, and Aurora SWAT members were responding to assist local police officers.

The Thornton Police Department confirmed the deaths of two males and one female on its Twitter account. The police department also said the incident was not considered an “active shooter” situation, but an active crime scene.

Witnesses reported hearing multiple shots at the Walmart, and videos of the scene show an empty store with uniformed police officers nearby.

The shopping center contains several stores and restaurants, according to The Denver Post.

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