Sheriff's deputy killed outside of Denver

December 31, 2017 - 9:13 am

UPDATE: 10:40 a.m.

Denver, Colo. (KNSS) - Multiple deputies have been shot, including one fatally in Douglas County, Colorado, a suburban county outside of Denver.  

In the last 20 minutes, the Douglas County Sheriff's office Tweeted:  "Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance resulting in shots fired. 5 deputies shot by suspect. 1 deputy confirmed deceased. 2 civilians also shot by suspect. Suspect shot & believed to be dead & no longer a threat."

Authorities have set up an emergency shelter and are asking people to avoid the area.


Previous story:

"Multiple deputies down" in "active" situation in a suburban county outside of Denver.  Residents are asked to avoid windows and shelter in place.

In a Tweet from the Douglas County Sheriff's office, they report:  "This morning deputies responded to the Copper Canyon Apartments for a Domestic Disturbance.  During the Investigation, shots were fired and multiple deputies were injured.  No status on the deputies and no status on civilian injuries.  Please avoid this area."

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