Walmart employees and shoppers leave the scene of a shooting at a Walmart in Thornton, Colorado November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) – At least two people were killed and one wounded in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday, police said.
Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire.
In a Twitter post about 90 minutes after the shooting, police said investigators had confirmed that two men were dead and a woman was taken to a local hospital, but no further details were given.
The situation appeared potentially ominous from authorities’ initial reports.
“We’ve got multiple parties down, we’re still trying to ascertain what their conditions are,” Officer Victor Avila of the Thornton Police Department told Reuters by telephone not long after police arrived on the scene.
About an hour after the initial alert, police said on Twitter that the threat of gunfire had ended at the store, …
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