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(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) — A woman inside the Planned Parenthood near a shooting in Colorado Springs called her brother while shots were being fired, he said.

Joan Motolinia spoke to ABC News and said that he got a call from his sister as the shooting was happening.

Motolinia said his sister, whose name he did not share, had an appointment at the Planned Parenthood.

“I heard the shots so I got really scared for my sister,” he said. “As soon as I heard the shots, she hung up on me, and I didn’t try to call her back, I didn’t want to risk her life.”

Motolinia said that he heard about three shots fired.Colorado Springs police said the shooter is not contained, and the total number of injuries have not been released but police have confirmed that four officers have been injured.

Vicki Cowart, the president and CEO of the Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood, released a statement saying “our concern is for the safety of our patients, staff and law enforcement.”

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