Matthew Riehl is the Denver, Colorado shooting suspect who shot 5 law enforcement officers and killed one of them: 29-year-old Zackari Parrish. Riehl was born on September 9, 1980 and was 37-years-old. He was shot dead by officers. The Douglas County Sheriff reports that Matthew opened fire at an apartment complex in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
Riehl barricaded himself in a bedroom
Officers were first called to Riehl’s apartment complex at 3 AM. Someone reported a verbal disturbance and when officers arrived a man in Matthew’s apartment explained that Matthew was having a mental breakdown. Officers left after 45 minutes and they were called back to the complex a few hours later.
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When officers returned to the apartment they spoke with Riehl for about 30 minutes and then he barricaded himself in a bedroom and started shooting. One deputy was killed and four were injured.
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