Gunman critically injures woman, kills himself in downtown Denver shooting

Gunman critically injures woman, kills himself in downtown Denver shooting
Denver police, in responding to an active shooter report in downtown Denver, discovered the shooter dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooter targeted a woman, who is now in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds.

Denver Health's public information officer, Dr. Eric Lavonas, confirmed during a press briefing that one person was critically injured and in emergency surgery.

Doug Schepman, spokesman for Denver Police Department, told reporters that the department received a report of an active shooter at 2:42 p.m. inside the Alliance Center at 1536 Wynkoop Street, a building with offices for various non-profit groups.

Schepman also confirmed that the victim in critical condition was a woman with multiple gunshot wounds, and that she was targeted by the shooter, a man.

YouTube user Craig Hawkins caught on video people evacuating from a building near 15th and Wynkoop, where the shooting occurred.

SWAT officers were seen on nearby rooftops.