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Colorado Springs gunman incident: 'Active shooter' reported at Planned Parenthood clinic

Published 27/11/2015

At least four people, including at least one police officer, are reportedly injured after a gunman shot at multiple people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.

Police were responding to a call of an 'active shooter' at the clinic. The gunman is said to be barricaded inside and there are several reports that a SWAT team is trying to enter the building.

"Right now we don't know if there are any hostages," police Sgt. Kevin Miyakusu told CNN. "It is an ongoing situation."

One officer was shot in the hand and the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police said that a second officer may have been hit.

Colorado Springs police tweeted that the shooting took place on Centennial Boulevard.

The suspect is described as a gunman in a long coat with a hunting-type hat.

Colorado Springs Police Department advised people on Twitter to avoid the area and, if necessary, to take shelter at a nearby shopping mall.

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