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Gunman fired more than 100 rounds in deadly battle with officers near Denver

**Embargo: Denver, CO**<br /><br />The incident happened shortly after 5 a.m. at the Copper...
**Embargo: Denver, CO**<br /><br />The incident happened shortly after 5 a.m. at the Copper Canyon Apartments in Highlands Ranch, about 20 miles south of Denver. (WOWT)
Published: Dec. 31, 2017 at 10:20 AM CST
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Authorities in Colorado say a gunman fired more than 100 rounds in a battle with law enforcement officers Sunday morning that ended in the death of a sheriff's deputy and injury of four other officers as well as two civilians.

Zackari Parrish

The officer killed has been identified as Deputy Zackari Parrish. He was 29 years old, married with two children and had been with the department for approximately seven months.

The incident happened in a suburb of Denver.

Sheriff Tony Spurlock said the suspect was also killed.

The gunfire broke out as deputies responded to a report of domestic violence. The sheriff likened the attacks on the officers to an ambush.

The four officers injured were listed in stable condition Sunday afternoon and the injuries to the civilians are not considered to be life-threatening.

A line of officers on motorcycles and in patrol cars left the hospital where the fallen deputy was taken after the shooting.

Someone stood on the sidewalk holding an American flag as the procession turned onto the street. Two other people unfurled a flag through the fencing of a nearby highway overpass as the procession passed.

President Donald Trump offered his condolences to the victims via Twitter stating, "My deepest condolences to the victims of the terrible shooting in Douglas County dcsheriff, and their families. We love our police and law enforcement - God Bless them all!"