EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — An El Paso County Sheriff’s (EPSO) Deputy died in the line of duty Sunday responding to a shots fired call in the Security-Widefield area. The suspect is still on the run.
EPSO confirmed that 39-year-old Deputy Andrew Peery has been killed. Peery is survived by his wife Megan and two children. Sheriff Bill Elder said Deputy Peery was a highly dedicated SWAT operator and has been with the sheriff’s office since 2016.
The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) will be the lead agency investigating this officer-involved shooting.
Governor Jared Polis released the following statement regarding Deputy Peery who was shot and killed in the line of duty.
“My thoughts and condolences are with the family…
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