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Old 27 November 2015, 06:26 PM
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Default Active Shooter Reported At Planned Parenthood In Colorado Springs

BREAKING NEWS: Active Shooter Reported At Planned Parenthood In Colorado Springs

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Police are currently investigating reports of an active shooter at Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs.

The local police department tweeted that it was responding to a call about gunfire at the family planning clinic, they added that the area is NOT secure.
Was watching CNN when they broke into the news to report on this. Still very much unknown what has happened, what is happening. Stay safe, my friends.

ETA Denver Post link.

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Old 27 November 2015, 07:03 PM
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I just realized... Is that where Ryda Wong works?!
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Old 27 November 2015, 07:06 PM
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Old 27 November 2015, 07:08 PM
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We drove by this clinic a few days ago, and I thought about security concerns, especially with all the insanity going on recently.

Also, I believe Ryda is in Denver.
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Old 27 November 2015, 07:18 PM
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Just checked a report - the shooter is near the PP site, but not inside it - it sounded like the incident may well not having anything to do with PP as an entity.
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Old 27 November 2015, 07:27 PM
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Also, I believe Ryda is in Denver.
Alright. I knew she was in Colorado but couldn't remember which city, and I was pretty sure she worked for PP, so I was concerned.
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Old 27 November 2015, 07:46 PM
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My first thought was for Ryda, too.

News reports say it's ongoing at the moment, shooter on the loose. The target may be the strip mall behind PP or PP itself.
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Old 27 November 2015, 07:48 PM
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Just checked a report - the shooter is near the PP site, but not inside it - it sounded like the incident may well not having anything to do with PP as an entity.
Its still an on-going situation and reports are still being updated. Some news stations said a shooter was firing from inside the building. Another reported the shooter "contained", but no other detail. Still another said the shooter was "on the loose".

In any event, it isn't clear yet what the situation is as of this writing.

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Old 27 November 2015, 08:04 PM
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No. The shooter is in the health center. I was the one that got the call from the center manager alerting us of the shooter and that they were barricaded. So i've been running like crazy since then. I feel utterly sick and angry. These are my coworkers and friends. I work at admin in Denver, so I'm physically OK. There are civilians injured.
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Old 27 November 2015, 08:05 PM
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I know more than I can share here, obviously, but, folks, please send your best thoughts/prayers for PPRM, our patients, and our community.
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Old 27 November 2015, 08:24 PM
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You and your colleagues stay safe.
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Old 27 November 2015, 08:47 PM
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My first thoughts were of you, Ryda; was fairly sure you were not in actual danger, but I knew this would impact you in many ways. My thoughts are with you and your colleagues, everywhere.
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Old 27 November 2015, 09:20 PM
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Ay yi yi. Ryda, it sounds like it's too late to hope that all turns out well; but am hoping that at least the shooter can be got under control quickly.
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Old 27 November 2015, 09:36 PM
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It sounds like the police got at least six people out of the building.

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In a dramatic operation, with the gunman still on the loose, officers crept into the building and rescued six or seven civilians cowering in a bathroom.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n...colo/76455300/
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Old 27 November 2015, 10:18 PM
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You and your colleagues have my thoughts and best wishes Ryda.

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Old 27 November 2015, 11:11 PM
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Live news is reporting the gunman has been captured alive. It sounds like 5 officers and 6 civilians have been shot.
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Old 27 November 2015, 11:13 PM
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Looks like they have the suspect in custody. Nine people reported injured, four or five of which were police officers; no reported fatalities, but also no reports yet on the condition of the wounded. Sounds like it could have been a lot worse, but bad enough. No word yet on the shooter's identity or motivation.
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Old 27 November 2015, 11:41 PM
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Glad to hear you're okay, Ryda...

Though now I'm bracing myself for the inevitable talk that amounts to nothing that always comes after one of these incidents. But since this took place at a Planned Parenthood...oh boy, you just know someone on the Right will make an incredibly insensitive meme. No matter how much you tell them that abortions are only a small part of what PP does...again, it's not really so much the ignorance that makes me , it's the willfulness. They just steadfastly refuse to learn because they feel their ignorance makes their opinion all the more purer, because they haven't sullied themselves with facts.

Sorry to get all ranty. I'll file out now.
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Sources tell 9Wants to Know a police officer from University of Colorado-Colorado Springs was killed in the Planned Parenthood shooting.

http://www.9news.com/story/news/loca...ting/76454812/
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Two civilians and a police officer were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in a nearly six-hour standoff Friday.
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/11/27/us...hooting-probe/
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