DENVER — Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper released the following statement following the death of an Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy.

“Tonight we watched as a community was on edge and a sheriff’s deputy was shot while responding to a call in Adams County. We are deeply saddened to learn that the deputy has died from injuries sustained in the shooting. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and the family and friends of the deputy killed.

“The investigation is ongoing and authorities continue to work to restore calm to the area.”

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