It it being reported that three law enforcement officers were shot in what is being described as a “critical incident.”
According to reports, the shooting incident includes multiple suspects and started as a stolen vehicle investigation.
3 officers shot in Colorado, our affiliate in Colorado Springs in tracking developments, as is our news desk in New York https://t.co/HIVuAeCNu3
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) February 5, 2018
We are working a critical incident. All suspects are accounted for. Updates as appropriate.
— Springs Police (@CSPDPIO) February 5, 2018
“Three officers, two El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies and a Colorado Springs Police officer, have been shot in Colorado Springs,” reports Denver CBS.
— CBSDenver (@CBSDenver) February 5, 2018
CBS4 has learned a deputy has died.
This is happening near N. Murray Boulevard and Galley Road. A number of suspects have also been shot. Police say all suspects have been accounted for.
This reportedly started as a stolen vehicle investigation.
Law enforcement asking public to avoid area.
#BREAKING: 3 police officers shot in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Suspect is down.
1 police officer is confirmed dead. https://t.co/Rp1TcY1jkn
— Ryan Saavedra 🇺🇸 (@RealSaavedra) February 6, 2018
And, via KKTV:
Sources confirm an El Paso County deputy was shot and killed in some sort of shootout with suspects Monday afternoon.
Police are asking people to avoid the area of North Murray Boulevard and Galley in Colorado Springs.
BREAKING: At least 3 police officers have been shot in Colorado Springs – CBS4
— BNO News (@BNONews) February 5, 2018
Update: At least 2 suspects shot after Colorado Springs shooting in which 3 police officers were also shot; 1 deputy confirmed dead – KMGH
— BNO News (@BNONews) February 6, 2018
In addition to the slain deputy, the same sources tell 11 News at least two other officers were shot and injured and the suspects are likely down. Police confirmed all suspects are accounted for.
Both the Colorado Springs Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be responding to “emergent and in progress” calls.
BREAKING: We have confirmation 3 officers have been shot at Galley and Murray. We don’t know if they are with EPSO or CSPD. Suspects have also been shot.
— KKTV 11 News (@KKTV11News) February 5, 2018
— Blue Lives Matter (@bluelivesmtr) February 6, 2018
— FOX31 Denver KDVR (@KDVR) February 5, 2018
— FOX31 Denver KDVR (@KDVR) February 6, 2018
News5Alert: Major police activity is reported in the area of Galley Rd and Murray Blvd in Colorado Springs. The situation is very active, please avoid the area. https://t.co/GRFFlZRcsd pic.twitter.com/pD5zhaVGvs
— KOAA News 5 (@KOAA) February 5, 2018
— Jessica Lebel (@JessicaLebelWX) February 6, 2018
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— Catherine Silver (@CatSilverTV) February 6, 2018