Washington | Five people were killed and two others, including a police officer, were injured in what became known as the Cold War in the U.S. state of Colorado on Monday, police said.
On Monday afternoon, the police said in the midnight press conference that the person was fired in many of the towns of Denver and Lagwar.
Two women were killed and a man was injured when a gunman opened fire on a tattoo parlor in Denver, city police said Tuesday at a news conference.
The shooter then drove to a Denver home where he attacked a man with a deadly gun outside.
He then traveled to Lakewood, where he shot another man at another tattoo parlor, police said, before he entered a hotel where he fired multiple shots at a receptionist, who also died.
Using information from the first attack, Lockwood police were able to identify the culprit, and he moved back.
“Then shots were exchanged again with our agents” and “shooter […] Lockwood police spokesman John Romero said Monday night that the culprit had “been pronounced dead at the scene.”
The Lakewood police woman who shot and killed the suspect, who was touched during the exchange of gunfire, should undergo an operation, but “she’s fine,” John Romero said Tuesday.
“As far as we know, the culprit seems to have targeted specific individuals,” Denver police said.
According to its chairman, Paul Bassen, investigators have not yet established the motive for the attacks.
“We are very quick with the investigation,” he said.
The right to own a firearm is constitutionally guaranteed in a country where the high number of shootings continues to be the worst in the United States.