Memorial fund set up for fallen El Paso County sheriff’s deputy; funeral plans set

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A memorial fund for fallen El Paso County sheriff’s deputy Micah Flick was established Tuesday.

Flick, Sgt. Jake Abendschan and deputy Scott Stone were investigating a vehicle theft when the shooting took place near the Murray Hills apartments east of downtown Colorado Springs on Monday afternoon.

Flick was killed in the shooting, Colorado Springs Police Department officer Marcus Yanez and a civilian, Thomas Villaneuva, were also wounded. The suspect, 19-year-old Manuel Zetina, was killed.

Flick, 34, is survived by his wife and 7-year-old twins. He marked his 11th anniversary with the sheriff’s office on Monday.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said donations can be made for the Flick family online or by mail. Click here to make a donation.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Foundation
1980 Dominion Way, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

The funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at New Life Church (11025 Voyager Parkway, Colorado Springs). It will be open to the public.