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Douglas Co: Code Red Alert Issued After ‘Multiple’ Deputies Injured in Shooting

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MountainTownAlerts created the topic: Douglas Co: Code Red Alert Issued After ‘Multiple’ Deputies Injured in Shooting 31 Dec 2017 09:33 #1

Code Red Alert Issued After ‘Multiple’ Deputies Injured In Shooting

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A code red alert was issued in Douglas County after a shooting Sunday morning in which “multiple” deputies were injured and possibly some civilians as well.

An emergency call came in just after 6:30 a.m. about a domestic violence incident at Copper Canyon Apartments. The shooting took place at the apartment building, which is located near County Line Road between Colorado Boulevard and University Boulevard.

Highway C-470 was closed due to the police activity and investigation.

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DC Sheriff Verified account @dcsheriff 3 hours ago
DCSO is working an officer down call in the area of County Line Rd between Colorado Blvd and University Blvd. This is an active event, please avoid the area.

DC Sheriff Verified account @dcsheriff 2 hours ago
Road closures due to the officer down call. C-470 from Quebec to University Blvd. County Line Rd from Colorado Blvd. to University Blvd.

A Code Red was sent out regarding this incident. Any citizens in the affected area are instructed to shelter in place, avoid windows and stay away from exterior walls.


Due to this incident, the following agencies are on accident alert. Douglas County, Parker Police Department, Lone Tree Police Department, Castle Rock Police Department and Colorado State Patrol.

UPDATE, we have multiple deputies down, no update on their status. The scene remains active and please avoid the area.

DC Sheriff Verified account @dcsheriff 51 minutes ago
UPDATE 0513 this morning deputies responded to he 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.

DC Sheriff Verified account @dcsheriff 27 minutes ago
Due to the size and cope of this investigation an emergency shelter has been set up @ East Ridge Rec Center, located at 9568 University Blvd. in Highlands Ranch. If anyone has been displaced from their homes due to this event please feel free to head there.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: Douglas Co: Code Red Alert Issued After ‘Multiple’ Deputies Injured in Shooting 31 Dec 2017 09:37 #2

DC Sheriff‏ Verified account @dcsheriff 4m
**Copper Canyon OIS Update**- 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. #CopperCanyonOIS

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ScienceChic replied the topic: Douglas Co: Code Red Alert Issued After ‘Multiple’ Deputies Injured in Shooting 31 Dec 2017 14:38 #3

From @dcsheriff 8 min ago:
.@SheriffSpurlock names 29-year-old Zackari Parrish, deputy and former CRPD officer killed in #CopperCanyonOIS. Our hearts our heavy today as we mourn the loss of one of our brothers. Thank you all for your support. tinyurl.com/pf3xlk7

We've been asked how the community can donate to our deputies involved in today's shooting. If you'd like to donate you can do so through our fallen officer fund at:
www.dcsheriff.net/fallen-officer-fund/
Thank you all so much for your support! #CopperCanyonOIS


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