The Latest: Tip leads police to suspect in Walmart shooting


Updated 9:05 am, Thursday, November 2, 2017

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the capturing at a Colorado Walmart (all occasions native):

9:45 a.m.

Police say a person suspected of fatally capturing three individuals inside a suburban Denver Walmart tried to flee officers in his automobile however was blocked by visitors.

Thornton police spokesman Victor Avila mentioned Thursday that 47-year-old Scott Ostrem was arrested with out incident after a quick chase that began close to an condo about 5 miles (eight kilometers) from the Walmart retailer.

Avila says police went to the condo and did not discover Ostrem. But they received an nameless tip that he was driving within the space and noticed him.

  • Walmart employees gather together outside away from the scene of the Walmart store where a shooting occurred inside the store, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night that they were responding to a shooting with "multiple parties down." They advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP / Copyright - 2017 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.

  • Emergency crews and police work at the scene in response to a shooting at Walmart in Thornton, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Police in suburban Denver say they are responding to a shooting at a Walmart with "multiple parties down." Dozens of police cars and emergency vehicles converged at the store. (John Leyba/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: John Leyba, AP / Copyright - 2017 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.

  • Police investigate a shooting at a Walmart store in Thornton, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night that they were responding to a shooting with "multiple parties down." They advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: Andy Cross, AP / 2017 The Denver Post, Medianews Group

  • Walmart customers and employees are held back while emergency crews and police work on the grounds of Walmart during a shooting in Thornton, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Police in suburban Denver say they are responding to a shooting at a Walmart with "multiple parties down." Dozens of police cars and emergency vehicles converged at the store. (John Leyba/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: John Leyba, AP / Copyright - 2017 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.

  • Employees exit the parking lot after a gunman opened fire inside of Walmart in Thornton, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night that they were responding to a shooting with "multiple parties down." They advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. (AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: AAron Ontiveroz, AP / Copyright - 2017 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.

  • Darlene Jackson sits on an overturned shopping cart as she and fellow shoppers and employees gather outside after a gunman opened fire in Walmart in Thornton, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Police in Thornton announced the shooting in a tweet Wednesday evening and advised people to stay away from the area. Dozens of police cars and emergency vehicles converged at the store. (AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: AAron Ontiveroz, AP / Copyright - 2017 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.

  • Police guard the front entrance to Walmart where a shooting occurred inside the store, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night that they were responding to a shooting with "multiple parties down." They advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP / Copyright - 2017 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.

  • People watch police activity at the scene of a shooting inside Walmart, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night that they were responding to a shooting with "multiple parties down." They advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP / Copyright - 2017 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.

  • A father and his scared daughter, who were customers inside Walmart, are escorted out of the parking lot and away from the scene of the Walmart store where a shooting occurred inside the store, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night that they were responding to a shooting with "multiple parties down." They advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP / Copyright - 2017 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.

  • People stand across the street from a shooting investigation at a Walmart store, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo.  Several people were killed in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night, forcing customers to either hide in the store or frantically run for the doors. Thornton police advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: Andy Cross, AP / 2017 The Denver Post, Medianews Group

  • This Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, image released by the Thornton Police Department shows shooting suspect Scott Ostrem at a Walmart in Thornton, Colo. Colorado authorities identified Ostrema as the man who police say nonchalantly walked into the Walmart and immediately opened fire with a handgun, killing several. (Thornton Police Department via AP) Photo: AP / Thornton Police Dept.

  • Several people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart, forcing customers to either hide in the store or frantically run for the doors, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. Photo: P. Solomon Banda, AP / AP

  • Several people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart, forcing customers to either hide in the store or frantically run for the doors, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. Photo: P. Solomon Banda, AP / AP

  • Several people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart, forcing customers to either hide in the store or frantically run for the doors, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. Photo: P. Solomon Banda, AP / AP

  • Walmart employees and customers that were inside the store wait to hear what to do from police as they stand behind police tape outside of a Walmart store where several people were killed in a shooting, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Investigators, who have not released any details about the circumstances of the shooting, were reviewing security footage and interviewing witnesses to get a description of the shooter. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP) Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP / Copyright - 2017 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.



Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP

Walmart staff collect collectively exterior away from the scene of the Walmart retailer the place a capturing occurred inside the shop, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing with “multiple parties down.” They suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
Walmart staff collect collectively exterior away from the scene of the Walmart retailer the place a capturing occurred inside the shop, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time … extra


Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP


Emergency crews and police work on the scene in response to a capturing at Walmart in Thornton, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Police in suburban Denver say they’re responding to a capturing at a Walmart with “multiple parties down.” Dozens of police automobiles and emergency autos converged on the retailer. (John Leyba/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
Emergency crews and police work on the scene in response to a capturing at Walmart in Thornton, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Police in suburban Denver say they’re responding to a capturing at a Walmart with … extra


Photo: John Leyba, AP


Police examine a capturing at a Walmart retailer in Thornton, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing with “multiple parties down.” They suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
Police examine a capturing at a Walmart retailer in Thornton, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing with “multiple parties down.” They … extra


Photo: Andy Cross, AP


Walmart clients and staff are held again whereas emergency crews and police work on the grounds of Walmart throughout a capturing in Thornton, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Police in suburban Denver say they’re responding to a capturing at a Walmart with “multiple parties down.” Dozens of police automobiles and emergency autos converged on the retailer. (John Leyba/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
Walmart clients and staff are held again whereas emergency crews and police work on the grounds of Walmart throughout a capturing in Thornton, Colo., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Police in suburban Denver say they … extra


Photo: John Leyba, AP


Employees exit the parking zone after a gunman opened fireplace within Walmart in Thornton, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing with “multiple parties down.” They suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. (AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
Employees exit the parking zone after a gunman opened fireplace within Walmart in Thornton, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing with … extra


Photo: AAron Ontiveroz, AP


Darlene Jackson sits on an overturned procuring cart as she and fellow buyers and staff collect exterior after a gunman opened fireplace in Walmart in Thornton, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Police in Thornton introduced the capturing in a tweet Wednesday night and suggested individuals to keep away from the realm. Dozens of police automobiles and emergency autos converged on the retailer. (AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
Darlene Jackson sits on an overturned procuring cart as she and fellow buyers and staff collect exterior after a gunman opened fireplace in Walmart in Thornton, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Police in Thornton … extra


Photo: AAron Ontiveroz, AP


Police guard the entrance entrance to Walmart the place a capturing occurred inside the shop, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing with “multiple parties down.” They suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
Police guard the entrance entrance to Walmart the place a capturing occurred inside the shop, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing … extra


Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP


People watch police exercise on the scene of a capturing inside Walmart, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing with “multiple parties down.” They suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
People watch police exercise on the scene of a capturing inside Walmart, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing with “a number of … extra


Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP


A father and his scared daughter, who have been clients inside Walmart, are escorted out of the parking zone and away from the scene of the Walmart retailer the place a capturing occurred inside the shop, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police tweeted Wednesday night time that they have been responding to a capturing with “multiple parties down.” They suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
A father and his scared daughter, who have been clients inside Walmart, are escorted out of the parking zone and away from the scene of the Walmart retailer the place a capturing occurred inside the shop, Wednesday, Nov. … extra


Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP


People stand throughout the road from a capturing investigation at a Walmart retailer, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Several individuals have been killed in a capturing inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night time, forcing clients to both cover within the retailer or frantically run for the doorways. Thornton police suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
People stand throughout the road from a capturing investigation at a Walmart retailer, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Several individuals have been killed in a capturing inside a suburban Denver Walmart on … extra


Photo: Andy Cross, AP


This Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, picture launched by the Thornton Police Department reveals capturing suspect Scott Ostrem at a Walmart in Thornton, Colo. Colorado authorities recognized Ostrema as the person who police say nonchalantly walked into the Walmart and instantly opened fireplace with a handgun, killing a number of. (Thornton Police Department by way of AP) much less
This Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, picture launched by the Thornton Police Department reveals capturing suspect Scott Ostrem at a Walmart in Thornton, Colo. Colorado authorities recognized Ostrema as the person who police … extra


Photo: AP


Several individuals have been killed in a capturing inside a Walmart, forcing clients to both cover within the retailer or frantically run for the doorways, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. much less
Several individuals have been killed in a capturing inside a Walmart, forcing clients to both cover within the retailer or frantically run for the doorways, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police suggested … extra


Photo: P. Solomon Banda, AP


Several individuals have been killed in a capturing inside a Walmart, forcing clients to both cover within the retailer or frantically run for the doorways, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. much less
Several individuals have been killed in a capturing inside a Walmart, forcing clients to both cover within the retailer or frantically run for the doorways, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police suggested … extra


Photo: P. Solomon Banda, AP


Several individuals have been killed in a capturing inside a Walmart, forcing clients to both cover within the retailer or frantically run for the doorways, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police suggested individuals to keep away from the realm as dozens of police cruisers and emergency autos raced to the scene. much less
Several individuals have been killed in a capturing inside a Walmart, forcing clients to both cover within the retailer or frantically run for the doorways, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Thornton police suggested … extra


Photo: P. Solomon Banda, AP


Walmart staff and clients that have been inside the shop wait to listen to what to do from police as they stand behind police tape exterior of a Walmart retailer the place a number of individuals have been killed in a capturing, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Thornton, Colo. Investigators, who haven’t launched any particulars concerning the circumstances of the capturing, have been reviewing safety footage and interviewing witnesses to get an outline of the shooter. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post by way of AP) much less
Walmart staff and clients that have been inside the shop wait to listen to what to do from police as they stand behind police tape exterior of a Walmart retailer the place a number of individuals have been killed in a capturing, … extra


Photo: Helen H. Richardson, AP


The Latest: Tip leads police to suspect in Walmart capturing


Police took Ostrem into custody after his automobile was blocked by visitors at an intersection. Avila declined to say if Ostrem was armed.

He says a motive for the capturing is unknown.

Two males died contained in the Walmart, which is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of Denver in a busy procuring heart. A lady died later at a hospital.

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This story has been corrected to point out that the tip was that the suspect was driving a automobile within the space.

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9:20 a.m.

Police say a person suspected of fatally capturing three individuals inside a suburban Denver Walmart tried to flee officers in his automobile however was blocked by visitors.

Thornton police spokesman Victor Avila mentioned Thursday that 47-year-old Scott Ostrem was arrested with out incident after a quick chase that began at a Thornton condo.

Avila says police acquired an nameless tip that led them to the condo, which is about 5 miles (eight kilometers) from the Walmart retailer the place the capturing pbaded off late Wednesday.

Police took Ostrem into custody after his automobile was blocked by visitors at an intersection. Avila declined to say if Ostrem was armed.

He says a motive for the capturing is unknown.

Two males died contained in the Walmart, which is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of Denver in a busy procuring heart. A lady died later at a hospital.

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eight:20 a.m.

Police say they’ve arrested a person suspected of strolling right into a suburban Denver Walmart and instantly opening fireplace with a handgun, killing two males and a girl Wednesday night time.

Thornton police say 47-year-old Scott Ostrem was arrested Thursday morning, about 14 hours after he fled the shop in a automobile. Authorities used safety video to badist establish him.

Thornton police spokesman Victor Avila mentioned Wednesday night time that the capturing seems random and there aren’t any indications that it was an act of terror.

He says the motive is unknown.

Two males died contained in the Walmart, which is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of Denver in a busy procuring heart. The girl died later at a hospital.

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6:58 a.m.

Colorado authorities have recognized a person who police say nonchalantly walked right into a Walmart and instantly opened fireplace, killing two males and a girl Wednesday night time.

Thornton police are trying to find 47-year-old Scott Ostrem, who they are saying fled in a automobile earlier than officers arrived. Authorities used safety video to badist establish the suspect.

Thornton police spokesman Victor Avila says the capturing seems to be random and there aren’t any indications that it was an act of terror.

Customers and staff hid or fled towards the exits after gunshots rang out in Thornton, a suburb of Denver. Avila says he does not know what number of rounds have been fired.

Two males died on the retailer, and the lady died at a hospital. Authorities didn’t instantly launch another details about the victims.

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11:53 p.m.

Colorado authorities are trying to find a person who police say nonchalantly walked right into a Walmart and instantly opened fireplace, killing two males and a girl Wednesday night time.

Thornton police spokesman Victor Avila says the capturing seems to be random and there aren’t any indications that it was an act of terror.

Customers and staff hid or fled towards the exits after gunshots rang out in Thornton, which is a suburb of Denver. Avila says he does not know what number of rounds have been fired.

Authorities are reviewing safety video to establish the suspect, who fled in a automobile earlier than officers arrived.

Two males died on the retailer, and the lady died at a hospital. Authorities didn’t instantly launch another details about the victims.


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