Denver: A woman and two children found dead in their home after shooting

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A woman and two children were found dead in their home after a shooting in northeast Denver.

A third child was taken to Denver Health Medical Center, that child was in surgery at 8:55 a.m.
According to reports CBS4 Denver dle channel, the children came out on a stretcher with unknown injuries. The child was in critical condition. The incident happens on the 4900 block of Pearl Street.

Denver Police Lt. Matt Murray said officers are not searching for a gunman. Officers were awaiting a warrant to search the home for evidence.

“It appears to be an isolated incident. We are talking to people, we are talking to witnesses but we have no indication that there is a shooter out there on the loose in Denver,” said Murray.

“All of the children appear to be under the age of 10. However because we have not been able to verify identity I can’t tell you exactly how old each child was,” said Murray. “They are young children.”

Emergency crews attended a call in the city duplex Globeville. Crews responded at approximately 6:55 a.m, which is located near the intersection with 49th and Pearl in the Globeville neighborhood.

Several police cars are on the scene.

Police said they are investigating a shooting in Denver, local media reported as unknown details of what happened.

Denver Police Chief Richard White said there are children involved in the incident, but wouldn’t elaborate. He said names and ages of the victims won’t be released pending notification of family members.

“I would ask that we all keep those involved — those that are going to be faced with this horrible tragedy — in our thoughts,” said White in a brief statement.

This information is underway.
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