Police in Aurora said four people, including a gunman, are dead after a stand-off at a Colorado home.
Melissa Blasius, a reporter for Colorado's 9 News, has tweeted:
Aurora PD says one survivor got out of townhouse early this morning. Police say she reported 3 lifeless bodies and gunman. #9NEWS
Aurora PD shot and killed barricaded man about 8:30 a.m. Officers say he had shot at them and would't come out even when tear gassed #9NEWS
More top news
Star Trek's Captain Kirk said he will not be able to say a final goodbye to Mr Spock because of a charity commitment in Florida.
China's wild Panda population grew by 268 or 16.8% between 2003 and 2013 according to a nationwide survey on the highly endangered mammal.
Approaching Atlantic frontal systems will give a wet and windy night right across the UK with some heavy bursts of rain for everyone.