UPDATE: Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood Standoff Over – Gunman Surrenders – 3 Dead
UPDATE — Officials say the officer killed in the Planned Parenthood clinic shootings in Colorado Springs on Friday was 44-year-old Garrett Swasey (SWAY'-zee).Swasey was a member of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Police Department. The university says Swasey had gone to the clinic to support Colorado Springs police after he learned of the shooting.
Mayor John Suthers says the community "mourns the loss of a very brave police officer."
Swasey was a six-year veteran of the department.
Police say five other officers were wounded and hospitalized in good condition.
Mike Violette (vee-oh-LET'), executive director of the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police, says he can't recall another incident in Colorado in which six officers were shot.
Two civilians were also killed in the rampage and four others are reportedly in good condition at a local hospital.
UPDATE - The violent standoff at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado is over.Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers says the gunman is in custody.A shootout and standoff between the gunman and officers had been going on for hours at the clinic.
Police say 11 people, including five officers, have been transported to area hospitals. Authorities do not have any further details on those wounded or whether there had been any fatalities in the attack.
UPDATE — Police say an unknown number of civilians have been injured in a shooting in Colorado Springs.
Police Lt. Catherine Buckley also said a fourth officer was wounded Friday inside a Planned Parenthood building in the latest exchange of gunfire with a shooter.
Buckley says she doesn't know how many or how the civilians were injured.
Police say the gunman opened fire before noon on Friday. Three officers were said to be injured in an earlier exchange of gunfire with the shooter.
Officials say at least seven people have been taken to area hospitals. It is not known if that number includes the four officers.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the active shooter near Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado.
Ambulances and police vehicles were lined up near an intersection near a Planned Parenthood clinic and Colorado Springs police told people via Twitter to stay away from the "active shooter scene" because it was not secure.
Police said on Twitter that people inside a nearby shopping center were told Friday to shelter in place.
No further details were available on the incident.
Police in Colorado Springs are responding to a report of an active shooter at a Planned Parenthood clinic.
Police Lt. Catherine Buckley said officers were deployed Friday and the situation has not been stabilized. She didn't immediately have any other details.