Local reports say that six people are believed to have been killed by a shooter at a Colorado grocery store as video captured multiple people lying wounded inside and outside the supermarket.
While police have not confirmed any deaths, Boulder authorities said in a tweet that the incident unfolded just before 3pm local time at a King Soopers grocery store.
‘ALERT: Active Shooter at the King Soopers on Table Mesa. AVOID THE AREA. PIO is en-route,’ officers from the Boulder Police Department tweeted. The store where the incident is unfolding is located at 3600 Table Mesa Drive.
Two police officers were also seen escorting a shirtless man with blood running down his leg out of the grocery store in handcuffs.
It has not been confirmed if the man is the suspected gunman.
Police officers with rifles continued to patrol the area, with Central Park and the surrounding creek path closed.
Lindsay Callaway, who works at Alfalfa’s Market, was down by the creek on her lunch break when she walked to the water and saw a man under the Broadway bridge who “looked angry.”
She said she didn’t think anything of it and sat on the bank to write in her journal, then heard a bullet ricochet.
“Everyone was screaming and leaving,” she said.
She said she saw two police officers shoot the man, then stay with him until paramedics arrived.
“Gun violence is not what you expect here,” she said. “It’s so peace-loving.”