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Colorado church attack

According to MSNBC, a gunman killed one and wounded four others before being shot to death by a security guard in a Colorado Springs megachurch Sunday.

The gunman entered the church's main foyer around 1 p.m. and began opening fire. The 11 a.m. service had just recently ended and parents were picking their children up from the daycare nearby. The man, who has not been identified, was said to be wearing a dark trenchcoat and was carrying a high-powered gun.

A SWAT team searched the premise for any explosives but didn't find anything.

At least three people were taken to Penrose Community Hospital in Colorado Springs where they are listed in critical, good, and fair conditions.

According to CNN, the Chief of Police Richard Myers called the security guard "a courageous security staff member who probably saved many lives today."

Several "suspicious devices" were found at the church after the SWAT team searched the building, Myers said.

SWAT teams cleared the sevral buildings along with an explosive unit, he said.

Police don't know why the attack occurred nor did they have suspect to believe there was any relation to the shooter and the victims.

The shooting did however take place 12 hours after another shooting occurred at a missionary training facility that left two dead, just outside of Denver.