Police in Boulder, Colorado say a man has barricaded himself inside a house and taken as many as five other people hostage

BREAKING: Several people being held hostage in booby-trapped house in Boulder, Colorado with gunman barricaded inside

  • A house in Boulder, Colorado was the center of a hostage situation Monday night
  • Incident involves an active shooter at intersection of Iris Ave and Broadway
  • Police confirmed a man barricaded himself inside the home noting how a back door, rear window appeared booby trapped during possible hostage situation

Police in Boulder, Colorado say a man has barricaded himself inside a house and taken as many as five other people hostage. 

The scene said to be ‘very active’ according to a tweet from the Boulder Police Department at just after 10pm on Monday.

The home, which is believed to have been booby trapped, is near the intersection of Iris Avenue and Broadway.

Police in Boulder, Colorado say a man has barricaded himself inside a house and taken as many as five other people hostage

Police in Boulder, Colorado say a man has barricaded himself inside a house and taken as many as five other people hostage

The scene said to be 'very active' according to  a tweet from the Boulder Police Department at just after 10pm on Monday

The scene said to be ‘very active’ according to  a tweet from the Boulder Police Department at just after 10pm on Monday

One local news outlet, Fox 3, reported as many as four people to have been killed only for Boulder Police to state: ‘At this time we have no confirmed reports of any fatalities at this scene.’

No other information was immediately released but Boulder Police said the department would be sharing more details shortly.

This is a developing story – more to follow… 

Police in Boulder, Colorado say a man has barricaded himself inside a house and described the scene as 'very active' on Monday night

Police in Boulder, Colorado say a man has barricaded himself inside a house and described the scene as ‘very active’ on Monday night

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