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‘Multiple deputies down’ as shots are fired in Denver

  • Douglas County Sheriff’s Office have reported that ‘multiple deputies are down’
  • Deputies were responding to a ‘shots fired’ call Sunday morning at an apartment complex
  • The sheriff’s office has isused a ‘Code Red’r, instructing residents in the area to shelter in place

A Colorado sheriff’s office said ‘multiple deputies are down’ in an active shooter situation Sunday morning at an apartment complex near downtown Denver.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said there is no update on the deputies’ status and the scene remains active in the Highlands Ranch area.

The deputies were responding to a ‘shots fired’ call early Sunday morning at an apartment complex on County Line Road.

A Colorado sheriff’s office said ‘multiple deputies are down’ in an active shooter situation Sunday morning at an apartment complex near downtown Denver

The sheriff’s office has issued a ‘Code Red’ on Twitter, instructing residents in the area to shelter in place.

‘A Code Red was sent out regarding this incident. Any citizens in the affected area are instructed to shelter in place, avoid windows and stay away from exterior walls,’ read the post sent out around 6.15am local time.

The sheriff's office has issued a 'Code Red' on Twitter, instructing residents in the area to shelter in place

The sheriff’s office has issued a ‘Code Red’ on Twitter, instructing residents in the area to shelter in place

The Sheriff’s Office also issued a tweet stating that Douglas County, Parker Police Department, Lone Tree Police Department, Castle Rock Police Department and Colorado State Patrol were all agencies on ‘accident alert’.

Denver7’s Meghan Lopez arrived on scene and reported hearing gunshots ring out in the distance. She also noted several roads were closed in the area due to the police response.



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