Police say two men were killed and a woman was injured in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart.
About an hour after the initial alert the Thornton Police Department said on Twitter that the gunfire had ended at the store. Thornton is city of about 120,000 people roughly 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Denver. Two people were killed while one was injured in the incident.
Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night they were responding to a shooting with “multiple parties down.” They advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of emergency vehicles converged at the store.
Investigators have not released any details about the circumstances of the shooting or the condition of the injured woman.
Special agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are headed to the scene to help police. A call to the Thornton Police Department went unanswered.
Police said that the shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart is not an “active shooter” situation.