Colo. Springs: Gunman arrested at Planned Parenthood clinic; 11 reported hospitalized

Colo. Springs: Gunman arrested at Planned Parenthood clinic; 11 reported hospitalized
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Police have captured a suspect accused of opening fire Friday inside a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic, but officials say it’s too soon to say whether anyone was killed in the shooting. …

Eleven people have been transported to local hospitals, according to Colorado Springs Police Lt. Catherine Buckley. Five of those transported are police officers from various responding agencies, Buckley said.

Investigators are working to determine whether any of the items the gunman brought with him to the building are explosives, she said.

The announcement of the suspect’s arrest came nearly six hours after someone first called 911 around 11:30 a.m. (1:30 p.m. ET) and reported a shooter was inside the building, which is near a shopping center and numerous offices. …

For hours, police reported shootouts with the gunman, warning people to stay inside nearby businesses and seek shelter.

It was not immediately clear whether Planned Parenthood was the target of the shooting.

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