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Deputies "down" after being called to suburban Denver scene

Deputies "down" after being called to suburban Denver scene
Posted at 8:44 AM, Dec 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-31 11:55:19-05

8:45 a.m.
    
Authorities in Colorado say a number of deputies were wounded after being called to the scene of a domestic disturbance in suburban Denver.
    
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said via its Twitter account on Sunday that shots were fired in the course of the investigation and "multiple" deputies were injured.
    
The shooting happened at the Copper Canyon Apartments in Highlands Ranch. Residents in the vicinity were advised to stay inside and avoid exterior walls and windows.
    
No information was given on whether anyone else was injured.


Authorities in Colorado say a number of deputies from a sheriff's office in suburban Denver have been wounded.
    
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said via its Twitter account that a major highway south of the city was shut down Sunday. Residents in the vicinity were asked to shelter in place, and avoid windows and exterior walls.
    
No other details were immediately available. The nature of the injuries to the Douglas County deputies wasn't disclosed. It also wasn't known how many deputies were involved.