2 children dead in US shooting

Denver police say two children under 10 years old and a woman were killed and a third child was wounded in an apparent shooting at a house in the north-east part of the city.

Denver police surround scene of fatal shooting

Police surround the house where the fatal shooting tool place
Police surround the house where the fatal shooting tool place Credit: Reuters

Police have cordoned off the area around a house in Denver, Colorado in the US that was the scene of a shooting that left one adult and two children dead.

Details of the shooting remain unknown, but the local NBC TV station KUSA reported that one woman and two children were found dead at the home. One other child was reportedly taken to hospital.

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Police: At least three dead after Denver shooting

Three people have died and another is in hospital following what is believed to have been a shooting at a home in the US city of Denver, police said.

Local media reports said at least two of the casualties were children and that there was a large police presence on the 4900 block of North Pearl Street in the city centre.Police said the bodies were found just before 7am local time (2pm GMT) today.