Colorado deputy sheriff killed in domestic dispute call, suspect shot

Michele Moreno
January 1, 2018

According to updates from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Twitter account, around 6:43 am on Sunday morning deputies were working on an officer down call between Colorado Blvd. and University Blvd.

The nature of the injuries and the number of officers involved was not immediately known.

Five deputies were shot, one fatally, and two civilians were also injured in a shooting in an affluent suburban county outside of Denver.

Deputies responded to the report of shots fired around 6am.

The suspect was believed to have been killed, investigators said. The hospital said it could not say what their conditions are or if they are law enforcement. We love our police and law enforcement -God Bless them all!

The shootings occurred after deputies responded to a call at about 5:15 a.m. local time to what they thought was a domestic problem at an apartment complex but which turned out to be a disturbance unrelated to any domestic dispute.

'A Code Red was sent out regarding this incident.

Residents in the vicinity were advised to stay inside and avoid exterior walls and windows.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Parker Police Department, Lone Tree Police Department, Castle Rock Police Department and Colorado State Patrol went on accident alert because of the incident.

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