Police catch 'nonchalant' man accused of killing three at Colorado Walmart

Police catch 'nonchalant' man accused of killing three at Colorado Walmart

The 5-hour delay to say the suspect in the shooting was armed and risky - and still on the run - was reportedly due to investigators working to gather information on who that person was, according to Thornton Police.

Two men died inside the Walmart, and a woman died later at a hospital.

Police are asking anyone with information about Ostrem's whereabouts to come contact authorities.

KCNC-TV said police SWAT team officers had ringed his last known address in suburban Adams County on Thursday morning when Ostrem drove past and was spotted.

Police say the three victims who died, were the only people who were shot during the incident. Records also show Ostrem filed for bankruptcy in 2015.

Teresa Muniz, a 54-year-old meat processor, said most tenants in the building are friendly with each other but Ostrem never returned her greetings. "Just to be able to decipher what exactly we had". Police are warning civilians to consider Ostrem armed and unsafe. He was identified after investigators scoured "lots of hours" of surveillance video and a law enforcement database, according to Avila.

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Copter4 flew over the scene of Ostrem's arrest.

CBS4 video captured just before 8 a.m. shows Scott Ostrem being handcuffed on the street and put in a police vehicle near 72nd Avenue and Federal Boulevard.

"Multiple parties" were down, Thornton police said in a tweet. Avila said there was no indication the shooting was an act of terrorism and no one had claimed responsibility.

"The employees started screaming and the customers started screaming" as people began to flee the store, he recounted.

Colorado authorities are searching for a man who police say nonchalantly walked into a Walmart and immediately opened fire, killing two men and a woman Wednesday night.

Authorities are reviewing security video to identify the suspect, who fled in a auto before officers arrived.

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