Police Respond To Calls Of A Shooting At A Colorado Planned Parenthood

Updated 3:53 p.m. ET

Police in Colorado Springs, Co., are responding to calls of a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic. Police have not yet confirmed a motive.

Police spokesperson Kirk Wilson tells local media that three police officers have been injured.

Lt. Catherine Buckley of Colorado Springs Police at news conference on KKTV said there an unknown number of civilians injured and that they don't know where the shooter is.

"It's a very active situation," she said, reiterating that police are unsure of the connection to Planned Parenthood. Buckley added that they type of weapon used was initially thought to be a long gun.

NPR's Jason Beaubien also confirmed that the shooting did take place from inside the building that houses the Planned Parenthood clinic. That building also houses some private doctors' offices.

Ambulances and police cars are gathered in the street near the building and police told people to stay away from the scene. Nearby buildings are under lockdown.

Colorado Public Radio's Megan Verlee tweeted that the president of Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood issued a statement saying, "Our concern is for the safety of our patients, staff and law enforcement."

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