September 25, 2022

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El Paso deputy killed in line of duty

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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…

Alina Lee

2022-08-07 20:41:58

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