Ten people killed in Colorado supermarket shooting

Police outside a King Soopers grocery store where a shooting took place Monday

Ten people are dead, including at least one police officer, after a shooter dressed in tactical gear methodically gunned down shoppers at a supermarket in the U.S. city of Boulder, Colorado while saying nothing, according to witnesses.

The shooting in Boulder, Colorado, left 10 other people dead while a suspect injured in the violence was arrested, authorities told a news conference late on Monday. It is with deep sadness we mourn the victims and their families who have lost loved ones today, including the heroic Boulder police officer who died in the line of duty.

Law enforcement officers sweep the parking lot at the site of a shooting at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, US.

Police say they're still investigating and didn't have details on a motive.

Talley joined the Boulder Police Department in 2010.

Among the 10 people killed in the attack was 51-year-old police officer Eric Talley.

Aerial coverage from KKTV revealed a large law enforcement presence in the parking lot outside of the grocery store and several medical helicopters hovering and landing near the scene.

The man was taken away in an ambulance.

She said she told her son to get down and then "we just ran".

Map of King Soopers Boulder CO

Boulder Mayor Sam Weaver said that "words can do no justice to the tragedy that has unfolded this afternoon". The Boulder Police has tweeted confirming that a person of interest is in custody.

"These were people who were going about their day, doing their food shopping and their lives were cut abruptly and tragically short by the shooter who is now in custody".

Shortly after learning of the incident, Colorado Gov Jared Polis tweeted: 'Like my fellow Coloradans, I am closely watching unfolding events at King Soopers in Boulder.

Unverified early images appeared to show at least three wounded people lying prone on the ground both inside and immediately outside the store, as multiple gunshots rang out.

President Joe Biden - who last month called on Congress to enact "commonsense" gun law reforms - has been briefed on the shooting, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki tweeted.

'Our community will soon grieve our losses, and begin our healing.

The bloodshed in Boulder marked the second deadly U.S. mass shooting in a week, following gun violence last week that left eight people dead in the wider Atlanta area.

This is a developing news story and will be updated once more information becomes available.

He said a "painstaking investigation" is already underway, adding that there was more to do for the victims than just offer them thoughts and prayers.



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