By: Steve Dellar | 12-31-2017 | News
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Breaking - Shooting In Denver - Multiple Officers Down

An undisclosed number of police officers was shot in Denver an hour ago as security forces are advising citizens in Douglas County to stay indoors. If first reports are to be believed, police were responding to a domestic disturbance when they were shot. SWAT is being called in.

<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#NEW</a>: <a href="">@ColoradoPolice</a> say ‘multiple deputies down’ after shooting outside Denver We just heard gunshots in the distance. Police are now closing <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Colorado</a> at otero. We are moving to the media staging area. <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Breaking News (@newnewspage) <a href="">31 December 2017</a></blockquote>

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Deputy Jason Blanchard said of the incident at Copper Canyon Apartments in Highlands Ranch that his forces “have multiple officers down.”

“We are not giving numbers or status at this point, we are still working on getting the suspect in custody.”

Local residents were warned the suspect is still at large and to stay away from windows and walls.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">UPDATE 0513 this morning deputies responded to he Copper Canyon Apartments for a Domestic Disturbance. During the Investigation, shots were fired and multiple deputies were injured. No status on the deputies and no status on civilian injuries. Please avoid this area.</p>&mdash; DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) <a href="">31 December 2017</a></blockquote>

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A local reporter arriving at the scene said she could indeed see the police being shot at.

According to Ms Lauren Lekander, the police department’s spokeswoman, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team was arriving at the scene, a home near the 3400 block of County Line Road.


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Anonymous No. 14995 2017-12-31 : 21:06

Lay down your weapons. The government is invincible; they have drones!

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