One police officer was killed in a shooting in Douglas County, Colorado, Sunday morning. Four other police officers and two civilians were wounded in what began as a domestic disturbance in a suburb outside Colorado.
Fox 31 reports that the Douglas County Sheriff has confirmed one deputy was killed in the active shooter incident, and four other deputies are being treated for injuries. Six people are now hospitalized as a result of the shooting.
UPDATE: 7 shot, including 5 Douglas County deputies, at apartment complex incident. At least 1 deputy killed, officials say: https://t.co/yzUyGl6hct
— Denver7 News (@DenverChannel) December 31, 2017
The suspected gunman has been shot and is presumed dead, law enforcement officials told the news station.
The Douglas County Sheriff has not yet released the identity of the fallen officer or those who were wounded.
The identity of the suspect is not known at this time.
CrimeOnline will continue to update this developing story as more information becomes available.
[Feature image: ABC 7 News video screenshot/Douglas County, Colorado]