Police: 4 dead, including gunman, in Aurora, Colo., hostage situation

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Three people were found dead inside a home in Aurora, Colo., after a gunman took them hostage early Saturday morning, police told NBC affiliate KUSA. The gunman was also shot and killed by police after hours of failed negotiation attempts.  

Another person who had been inside the house was able to escape and alert authorities, KUSA reported.

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