Carey said the shooting started during the investigation of a vehicle theft around 4 p.m. Officers from the Colorado Springs Police Department, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office and Colorado State Patrol all came to the scene at the Murray Hill apartments on the city's east side. He was supported by his loving wife and 7-year-old twins.
"Deputy Flick was an outstanding member of my agency and he will be missed", said Sheriff Bill Elder. All were hospitalised, but the extent of their injuries wasn't immediately released. The male gunman was also killed, and a civilian was wounded in the shooting.
One suspect is dead, according to Carey. "All suspects are accounted for", officials with the Colorado Springs police said on Twitter.
Two El Paso deputies, a Colorado Springs police officer and a civilian were all injured by gunfire, Carey said. He is in stable condition.
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A 15-year-old girl was hit in the wrist and was in stable condition, Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman Wendy Reyes said. Police said she's retained an attorney and was not answering questions. "Not safe, very insecure", Anzueto said of the school.
Officer Zack Parrish, with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, was responding to a domestic disturbance and died in the "ambush-style" attack on New Year's Eve. Two other sheriff's deputies were wounded, but Elder did not disclose their conditions. The procession for Flick was scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.
His death is the third in law enforcement over recent weeks in Colorado, and in a statement, Governor John Hickenlooper said, "There's no denying the grave impact this sequence of shootings is having on our state". The suspect died on scene.
Hickenlooper also ordered that flags will be flown at half-mast from February 6 until Flick's funeral, the date for which has not yet been set.
He was an 11-year veteran of the sheriff's department. Douglas County Deputy Zack Parrish was shot and killed on December 31.
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On Jan. 24, was killed while chasing a suspect.
Law enforcement asking public to avoid area.
"We are devastated by this senseless act against law enforcement who put their lives on the line to protect our communities".
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