Douglas County deputies shoot, kill alleged armed suspect in Castle Rock

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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (KDVR) — A suspect allegedly carrying a gun was shot and killed by Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Saturday evening.

DCSO deputies responded to the report of a man with a gun around the Happy Canyon Road and Interstate 25 area at 6:15 p.m.

DCSO said the main entrance into the Happy Canyon neighborhood east of I-25 will remain closed and residents should use the emergency exit to the south of the subdivision if needed.

Per department policy, the deputies involved have been put on administrative leave while the investigation continues.

According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, the ramps to and from Happy Canyon Road on/off of Interstate 25 were closed due to police activity.

This is a developing story and updates will be added to this post.

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