El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick, 34, was killed Monday in Colorado Springs. Monday was his 11th anniversary with the department.
(El Paso County Sheriff’s Office)
A deputy was killed and three other police were shot in Colorado Springs on Monday, researchers said.
Deputy Micah Flick, with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, was killed, while the death investigation of a motorcycle theft of the vehicle, the officials confirmed. Monday was his 11th anniversary with the department, and he left a wife and 7-year-old twins.
This afternoon, Deputy Micah Flick was shot and killed in the line of duty. He is survived by his wife and 7 year old twins. Today was his 11-year anniversary with EPSO, and our hearts are broken. #LoDD
— EPCSheriff (@EPCSheriff) 6 February 2018
The police confirmed that the suspect — who is not identified — died on the spot.
A Colorado Springs police officer who was shot is in surgery and in stable condition. Two other police officers were shot, but their conditions were unclear Monday night.
A bystander also was shot, police said.
#BREAKING More than 30 cops outside an apartment complex in the vicinity of the Galley and Murray. Stay with @FOX21News for the last. pic.twitter.com/xFa8JRYDXp
— CMoore News® (@CMoore_News) 5 February 2018
Swipe, a 34-year-old, who was called an ‘extraordinary member’ of the department, is the third sheriff’s deputy shot in the line of duty in the state of Colorado since Dec. 31.
Officer Zack Parrish, with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, responds to a disturbance of the interior, and died in the “ambush-style” attack on New Year’s Eve. Dep. Heather Gumm, with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, died on Jan. 24 while responding to an “attack on progress.”
Sen. Michael Bennet called the incident a “senseless act against the enforcement of the law that their lives on the line to protect our communities.”
Our thoughts are with the family of El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick and the three wounded officers. We are devastated by this senseless act against the enforcement of the law that their lives on the line to protect our communities. https://t.co/Jp7weVRyft
— Michael F. Bennet (@SenBennetCO) 6 February 2018
“Sending love to @EPCSheriff & @CSPDPIO and our deepest condolences to the family of the fallen deputy,” Denver Police tweeted. “Our hearts are with you on this tragic day…”
Sending love @EPCSheriff & @CSPDPIO and our deepest condolences to the family of the fallen deputy. Our hearts are with you on this tragic day… pic.twitter.com/JAfFgT4P3F
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) February 6, 2018
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