Breaking News: Multiple Deputies Down in Shooting South of Denver (Active)

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Latest: Sheriff sets up emergency shelter for displaced residents:

Earlier: Domestic disturbance led to shots fired, via Douglas County Sheriff:

GlobalNews has live aerial video at the scene.

Earlier: 3 officers taken to hospital. No status given:


Fox News and the Douglas County Sheriff (via Twitter):

Police in a Colorado city just outside of Denver said “multiple deputies” are down after being shot while responding to a disturbance call early Sunday.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said in a tweet that citizens in Highlands Ranch should shelter in place and avoid windows.

NBC News reports the SWAT team is on the scene. Douglas County sheriff says the situation is active. Residence of Highland Ranch should stay inside and away from windows.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s twitter handle is @DCSheriff:

About the Location of the Incident

About Highlands Ranch, Colorado:

Highlands Ranch has received national recognition for its great quality of life and amenities. Our community has been named by NerdWallet as one of the best places to raise families in Coloradorecognized nationally by Forbes as one of the top places to move in the nation.  Business Week also named Highlands Ranch one of the best places to raise kids. Not only is Highlands Ranch receiving accolades, so is Douglas County. In August 2014, Douglas County ranked second in Movoto Real Estate’s 10 Best Counties in America list.

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