Multiple people, including a police officer, were killed in a shooting at a grocery store in Colorado on Monday afternoon. Boulder, Colo., Police Department Commander Kerry Yamaguchi said that a suspect was taken into custody following a shooting at King Soopers supermarket in the city. The suspect was injured during the shooting and was being treated for his injuries. Yamaguchi said police were not aware of any other serious injuries related to the shooting. No motive was immediately identified for the shooting, but Yamaguchi said an investigation was ongoing.
Boulder police tweeted that there was an active shooter at the supermarket on Monday afternoon, urging residents to avoid the scene and for those who live in the area to stay inside. Kroger, which owns the King Soopers brand, issued a statement saying it is “horrified and deeply saddened by the senseless violence. The entire Kroger family offers our thoughts and prayers and support to our associates, customers and the first responders who so bravely responded to this tragic situation.”