Planned Parenthood Shooting Leaves 3 Dead & 9 Injured

Robert DearA standoff between authorities and a gunman at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs ended just before 5 P.M. on Black Friday. 

Identified as 57 year-old Robert Dear, the gunman started shooting in the late morning hour before surrendering hours later. 

Carrying an AK-47 style weapon, Dear is reported to have burst into the clinic. Three people, including a police officer were killed, according to Colorado Springs Police Department Lt. Catherine Buckley. Nine others were wounded during the shooting. 

Planned Parenthood tweeted:

Planned Parenthood ‏@PPact: While we are still learning about the motivations, we share the concerns of many Americans that extremists are creating … a poisonous environment that feeds domestic terrorism in this country.

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