[UPDATE] Three Deputies Shot, One Killed in Bailey Colorado
[UPDATED Feb 24, 2016 @ 8:05 p.m.] The Park County Sheriff's Office has identified the deputies involved in the shooting. They are Corporal Nate Carrigan, Master Patrol Deputy Kolby Martin and Captain Mark Hancock.
Corporal Carrigan received fatal wounds and died at the scene. Deputy Martin and Captain Hancock were both transported to Saint Anthony's Hospital in Denver. The Denver Post reports Deputy Martin is in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Captain Hancock was treated and released.
The deputies were attempting to serve resident Martin Wirth an eviction notice. Wirth briefly came outside, then went back inside the home. As the deputies followed, Wirth started shooting at them. Deputies returned fire killing Wirth.
[UPDATED Feb 24, 2016 @ 2:02 p.m.] The Denver Post reports the three deputies was serving an eviction notice at a home on Iris Drive in the Friendship Ranch subdivision in Bailey, Colo.
Of the two deputies wounded in the shooting, both were transported to Anthony Hospital in Lakewood. One officer -- who is a 12-year veteran -- is undergoing surgery for life-threatening injuries. The other officer -- a 21-year veteran -- is not considered to be in danger.
[ORIGINAL POST Feb 24, 2016 @ 11:36 a.m.] Channel 9 News in Denver is reporting three deputies were shot, resulting in the death of one, in Bailey, Colo.The suspect was shot and killed.
Authorities believe there was only one suspect, who was shot and killed.
Park County officials state the other two deputies were transported to the hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
There are no details available to the exact location of the shooting.
Currently, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department and Colorado Bureau of Investigation are assisting in the investigation.
We'll keep updating this story as details become available.