Police arrest suspect in deadly Colorado Walmart shooting

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Police arrest Walmart shooter: Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at Noon on November 2, 2017. (WPVI)

Police say they've arrested a man suspected of walking into a suburban Denver Walmart and immediately opening fire with a handgun, killing two men and a woman Wednesday night.
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3 killed in Colorado Walmart shooting; police seek suspect. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News at 4:30 a.m. on November 2, 2017.


Thornton police say 47-year-old Scott Ostrem was arrested Thursday morning, about 14 hours after he fled the store in a car. Authorities used security video to help identify him.

Thornton police spokesman Victor Avila said Wednesday night that the shooting appears random and there are no indications that it was an act of terror.

He says the motive is unknown.

Two men died inside the Walmart, which is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of Denver in a busy shopping center. The woman died later at a hospital.

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Deadly shooting at Colorado Walmart: Jim Gardner reports on Action News at 11 p.m., November 1, 2017


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