17 August, 2022

Colorado shooting leaves dead, injured

Shooting leaves fatalities. Photo: Courtesy.
Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

U.S – A gunman killed four people and wounded three others, including a police officer, in the US state of Colorado, before being shot down, as reported by the US police.

The attack began Monday afternoon and shots were fired in at least four locations in the cities of Denver and Lakewood., said the police at an evening press conference.

Shooting between gunman and police leaves fatalities, wounded, among them a policeman who was operated. Photo: Courtesy.

The assailant opened fire first in Denver, where he killed two women and a man, like this also left another person hurt.

Then the gunman headed to Lakewood, where he killed one man and wounded another, according to the police. With the information of the first attack, Lakewood officers were able to identify the individual.

A shootout began between the officers and the attacker in which “shooter (…) was shot down”, Lakewood Police spokesman said, John romero, who added that the gunman was “pronounced dead at the scene”.

In the exchange of shots, a police officer was injured. The “officer is being operated on at the hospital”, Romero said.