Colorado deputies ‘down’ after being called to suburban Denver scene

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 says 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 are immediately available. The nature of the injuries to the Douglas County deputies is not disclosed. It also isn’t known how many deputies were involved.


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