Three deputies were shot, one of them fatally, in an incident Wednesday in Bailey, Colorado, located in Park County. According to a brief statement from the Park County Sheriff’s Office, there was an incident Wednesday morning involving one suspect and three Park County officers. The statement said the suspect and one officer are deceased and two officers have non-life threatening injuries.
The release said the Colorado Bureau of Investigations had been contacted and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and SWAT team and Colorado State Police were brought in to serve as backup to the area.
Two area schools were on lockdown Wednesday as a precaution.
No other details have been released.