11 injured in Colorado shoot-out near Planned Parenthood clinic

11 injured in Colorado shoot-out near Planned Parenthood clinic

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Gunman has been arrested
11 people have been injured
Motive for attack is unclear

Deaths have not been confirmed, but the Attorney General Office is describing shooting as a ‘tragic loss of life’
Update at 12.20pm: A gunman who opened fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in the US state of Colorado is in custody.

The mayor of Colorado Springs, John Suthers, who made the announcement, said he did not have any further details.
A shoot-out and stand-off between the gunman and officers had been going on for hours at the clinic.

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Police say 11 people, including five officers, have been taken to area hospitals.

The authorities do not have any further details on those wounded or whether there were any fatalities in the attack.

Update 10.50pm: Detectives say four of their officers have been hit and there are still people trapped inside with the gunman.

Members of the public in a nearby shopping centre have also been told to take shelter.
The shooter’s motive remains unclear.

Update 10.10pm: Police say six people have been hurt, including three officers, in a shooting at a family planning clinic in Colorado Springs.

One witness says she heard as many as 20 shots in less than five minutes, and people in a nearby shopping centre have been told to take shelter.

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