USA: A supermarket in Colorado was surrounded by gunfire
Security forces from Boulder, Colorado, approached King Super’s supermarket in the presence of an active gunman. No injuries or deaths have been reported so far, but at least three medical helicopters have flown over the area. There are also special SWAT groups in the area.
“Warning:” Active shooter at Table Mesa’s King Supers. Skip to content. A public information agent is coming his wayBoulder police said in a post on their social media.
Television footage showed a shirtless man leaving a supermarket taken away by security forces. He was then taken to an ambulance. It is not clear if he was the suspect in the shooting.
In conversation with a local TV station CBSN Denver, Someone inside the supermarket described the situation: “I went to buy a soda and chips and at one point I heard a loud bang. I thought someone had dropped something But in the third blast everyone was running. We made it to the back of the supermarket, exited through the cargo area, and then jumped under one of the cargo trucks. Then we ran down a hill, “he said.
In films not confirmed by authorities, at least three corpses can be seen lying on the ground, in and around the supermarket, while footage is heard.
The other two witnesses told the local Denver Post that they were leaving the supermarket when the shooter opened fire: “He said nothing,” one of them, who wanted to be anonymous: “He went inside and started shooting.” “He shot two shots, then he was quiet, and then he shot a couple more. I didn’t shoot the explosion.”Said another.
Later, customers who were taken to safety outside the store were wrapped in blankets and sitting and talking to lifeguards.
Some of the broken windows could be seen in the front of the store. Through a loudspeaker, officials said the building was surrounded. They asked the invader to come out unarmed and bring his hands up.
State Gov. Democrat Jared noted the police situation. “Like everyone else in Colorado, I closely follow the status quo of King Super. My prayers are with the people of the state at this time of grief and sorrow and we are learning the extent of the grief, ”he said.
Said White House Press Secretary Jen Zaki The situation has been explained to President Joe Biden They will be provided when new details are known.