Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick was shot and killed while conducting an auto theft investigation in the area of Galley Road and N Murray Boulevard, in Colorado Springs, at approximately 4:00 pm.
Several officers attempted to take a suspect into custody, but the man began to struggle and then opened fire, fatally wounding Deputy Flick and wounding two other deputies, a Colorado Springs police officer, and a bystander. The man was shot and killed by return gunfire.
Deputy Flick had served with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office for 11 years. He was killed on the 11th anniversary of starting with the department. He is survived by his wife and 7-year-old twins.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Sheriff Bill Elder
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
27 East Vermijo Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 520-7100