1 officer killed, 3 injured during shooting in Colorado Springs: report
One police officer was killed and three others were injured after a shooting in Colorado Springs, local media reports.
The gunman was also killed on Monday, local media reports said. A civilian was also injured in the incident.
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has announced that Deputy Micah Flick was the officer killed in the shooting.
Two of the injured officers were also deputies with the Sheriff’s Department while the third was a police officer with the Colorado Springs Police Department.
Colorado Springs Police Chief Pete Carey told the Denver News the police officer was wounded in a struggle with the suspect. He is in stable condition.
“We are working a critical incident. All suspects are accounted for,” officials with the Colorado Springs police said on Twitter.
There were over 30 officers in the area near Galley Road and N. Murray Boulevard, Fox21 reported.
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Police were reported to be initially responding to an incident involving a motor vehicle theft.
Both the Colorado Springs Police and El Paso County Sheriff departments were on scene, though they didn’t offer any more information.
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