Three People Found Dead Inside Thornton home

MGN Online

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say three people have been found dead after gunshots rang out from inside a house in Thornton.

Police provided few details in a news release of the Sunday night incident, but said that they are not looking for a suspect. The department said in a Twitter posting that it appeared to be a double homicide-suicide.

Officers went to the home shortly before 9 p.m. after residents reported hearing shooting.

When police forced their way into the residence they discovered the bodies of an adult male and two adults females and recovered a weapon.

The news release the Adams County coroner will determine the causes of death and the names of the three dead.