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 hostage situation over. Four people dead including gunman. #9NEWS
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