BREAKING: ‘Active shooter’ at Colorado grocery store, police say

UPDATE:

Per a Boulder police scanner, officers have zeroed-in on a vehicle in the parking lot which is apparently filled with firearm magazines and cartridges. Police chatter also indicated that King Soopers has been cleared.

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Police are responding to an active shooting situation at a grocery store in Colorado, according to emerging reports.

The Denver Post reported that the incident is unfolding at a King Soopers in Boulder, which is located in a large plaza and is a few blocks from Fairfield High School.

The Boulder Police Department tweeted that the public should avoid the area.

According to KDVR, police initially responded to reports of a man being shot in a vehicle. When officers responded to the scene, the suspect reportedly opened fire at them.

A witness told KDVR that after hearing what they first thought were fireworks, they spotted a man wearing tactical gear and wielding an AR-15-style weapon. The witness reportedly ran into the King Soopers, alerted people about the possible shooter, and exited the store through a delivery door.

This story is developing. Check back with CrimeOnline for updates as they are made available.

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