Four dead and three wounded in a shooting in the United States

A gunman on Monday killed four people and wounded three others, including a police officer, in the US state of Colorado, before being killed, according to the American police.

The attack began Monday afternoon and shots were fired in at least four locations in the cities of Denver Y Lakewoodpolice said at an evening news conference.

The attacker first opened fire in Denver, where he killed two women and a man, and wounded another.

He then went to Lakewood, where he killed one man and wounded another, according to police.

With the information from the first attack, Lakewood agents were able to identify the individual.

A shootout began between the officers and the attacker in which “the shooter … was killed,” Lakewood police spokesman John Romero said, adding that the gunman was “pronounced dead at the scene. of the facts “.

In the exchange of gunfire, a police officer was injured. The “officer is undergoing surgery at the hospital,” Romero said.

The motives that led the man to carry out the attack are unknown.

Shootings are frequent in the United States, where the right to own guns is guaranteed by the Constitution.


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