COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KDVR) — One deputy was killed and four other law enforcement officers were shot during an incident in Colorado Springs on Monday afternoon, law enforcement said.
El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick was shot and killed by a male suspect. Flick is survived by his wife and 7 year old twins. The office called him an “outstanding member who will be missed.”
He was an 11 year veteran of the sheriff’s department.
A Colorado Springs police officer is in surgery and is in stable condition and three sheriff’s deputies were wounded by gunshot and transported to an area hospital.
One civilian was also wounded by gunfire and transported to an area hospital.
One of the suspects was killed in the incident. Police said all suspects in the incident are accounted for.
The Colorado Springs Police Department and El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Murray Boulevard and Galley Road in Colorado Springs around 4 p.m. investing a motor vehicle theft.
Authorities encountered an adult male suspect and shots were fired during the incident.
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