Aerial photo courtesy of Fox31
To update: According to law enforcement agencies, ten people are dead, including one policeman.
Police said the shooter’s motive was not yet known at the time.
Chief Maris Harrold said the late cop Eric Talley was the first on the scene and said his actions were “downright heroic”.
TRENDING: BREAKING UPDATE: Ten dead, including police officer, while filming at the grocery store in Boulder, Colorado (VIDEOS)
BREAKING: Boulder Police Chief Maris Herold announces that ten people were killed in the mass shootings today, including Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley.
She says he was the first officer on the scene and that his actions were “nothing short of heroic”. pic.twitter.com/hPrMS28CJ5
– Daily caller (@DailyCaller) March 23, 2021
Police responded to an active shooter at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, Monday afternoon.
ALERT: Active shooter at the King Soopers on Table Mesa. Avoid the area. PIO is on the way.
– Boulder Police Dept. (@boulderpolice) March 22, 2021
A video shows several injured (possibly deceased) and on the ground while gunshots are being fired.
CLOCK (warning graphic):
DEVELOPMENT: Police respond to an active shooter in a supermarket in #Boulder, Colorado. The graphic video shows several injured people.
(GRAPHIC VIDEO) pic.twitter.com/mKKCRV9Dm8
– YWN REPORTER (@YWNReporter) March 22, 2021
ABC News reported:
A law enforcement source told ABC News that officials responded to a report from someone who was shot in the parking lot and when they got to the scene, a suspect opened fire on them.
The suspect is said to have used a long gun, according to sources.
There have been reports of injuries, but no further details are currently available, according to a source.
Several law enforcement agencies arrived quickly on site, including the state-run SWAT team.
The police surrounded the grocery store and ordered the shooter to come out of the building with his hands up.
The police have surrounded King Soopers – several shooters in #bouldershooting #kingSoopers @ 9NEWS #Breaking news #bouldercolorado stay out of the area! @cnnbrk @dailycamera # 911 pic.twitter.com/4ib9BRboQv
– Brook Aitken Cinematographer (@Brookaitken) March 22, 2021
Boulder police led a handcuffed person away.
He’s bleeding but can walk.
The handcuffed person was placed on a stretcher and taken away in an ambulance.
He is now lying on a stretcher, but his hands were clearly behind his back when he went to the ambulance. pic.twitter.com/UHzlogods0
– Rob Zerwekh (@zerwekh) March 22, 2021
Colorado Governor Jared Polis released a statement regarding the shootings.
Like my colleagues from Coloradans, I am closely following the events at King Soopers in Boulder. My prayers are with our Coloradan colleagues at this time of sorrow and grief as we learn more about the extent of the tragedy.
– Governor Jared Polis (@GovofCO) March 22, 2021
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