Colo. deputy killed, 2 officers injured, suspect fatally shot in gun battle

The deputies approached the suspect’s home to serve an eviction notice when the shootout started

BAILEY, Colo. — A shootout ended with one Park County sheriff’s deputy slain, two more officers injured and the suspect killed, KDVR reported.

The incident began Wednesday morning as officers approached a residence to serve an eviction notice. The suspect began firing a rifle at the deputies.

A 12-year member of the force was pronounced dead at the scene. An 11-year veteran has life-threatening injuries and was in surgery. A 21-year veteran officer had non-life threatening injuries and was undergoing treatment.

None of the deputies have been identified. 

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The incident is under investigation. No further details are available at this time.

By PoliceOne Staff

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