3 policemen injured in US shooting: Reports

Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) At least three police officers were injured in an ongoing shooting in the US state of Colorado on Friday, the media reported.

Officers from the Colorado Springs Police and the Colorado State Patrol were at the scene, with their guns pointed in the direction of the Planned Parenthood clinic, Xinhua news agency reported.

According to CNN, Colorado Springs police tweeted that the shooting took place on Centennial Boulevard.

The Gazette reported that traffic was shut down in both directions on that road and that customers were told to stay put in a nearby grocery store and shops.

Civilians, three policemen injured in US shooting 

At least three police officers and some civilians were injured in an ongoing shooting in the US state of Colorado on Friday, the media reported.

Officers from the Colorado Springs Police and the Colorado State Patrol are at the scene, with their guns pointed in the direction of the Planned Parenthood clinic, Colorado Springs, Xinhua news agency reported.

“We have confirmed that we have three officers that are injured. There are unknown number of civilians who have been injured,” Police Lt. Catherine Buckley was quoted by the Denver Post as saying.

“The situation is still unstable, and the shooter is not contained.”

More than a dozen police vehicles and ambulances are at the scene.

According to CNN, Colorado Springs police tweeted that the shooting took place on Centennial Boulevard.

The Gazette reported that traffic was shut down in both directions on that road and that customers were told to stay put in a nearby grocery store and shops.

 

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