10 people, including a police officer have lost their lives to a gunman following hours-long stand-off at King Soopers grocery market in the US state of Colorado.
According to Boulder Police Chief, they began receiving phone calls of shots being fired in the area and about a possible person with a patrol riffle.
Officer Eric Tally who lost his life, was the first to respond to the scene and as such was fatally shot.
She further commended all the Police Officers for their heroic actions towards this tragedy.
“This is a tragedy and a nightmare for Boulder County,”“These were people going about their day, doing their shopping. I promise the victims and the people of the state of Colorado that we will secure justice.” the area’s district attorney, Michael Dougherty also added.
The attack in Boulder ended with the police detaining an injured suspect.