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Courtesy: KDVR-TV

AURORA, Colo. — Three adults and a gunman are dead after a shooting Saturday morning in Colorado.

It began around 3 a.m. when a woman called police saying she managed to escape from the home, sister station KDVR-TV reported.

The woman, who has not been identified, said a man fired shots inside the home, and that three people were dead when she left, the station said.

Officers and hostage negotiators were called in after the 911 call, police said. Numerous attempts were made to communicate with the suspect, who repeatedly hung up on officers, KDVR said.

“He did not comply and was behaving very irrationally throughout the incident,” said Sgt. Cassidee Carlson of the Aurora Police Department.

Just before 9 a.m., the suspect shot at officers from a second-story window, and that’s when SWAT team members shot back and killed the suspect.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

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