Immediately after the five officers entered the apartment, the suspect, who was in a bedroom, began firing, killing Deputy Zackari Parrish, 29, and injuring the four others.
Two civilians were also injured by the suspected gunman, who was killed and is no longer a threat, officials said.
About 5:15 a.m., deputies responded the Copper Canyon Apartments complex at 3404 E. County Line Road in Highlands Ranch, between Colorado and University boulevards.
Law enforcement officers escorted the body of the deputy killed from the hospital where he was taken after the incident. No status on the deputies and no status on civilian injuries.
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The officers "were shot very, very quickly", Spurlock told reporters.
"They went into the house at the same time", Spurlock said. In earlier tweets, the sheriff's office stated "multiple deputies down" and residents were being asked to avoid the area.
A SWAT team responded to the scene, according to a spokeswoman for the Sheriff's office, and a major highway south of the city was shut down.
US President Donald Trump offered his condolences to the shooting victims. Any citizens in the affected area are instructed to shelter in place, avoid windows and stay away from exterior walls.
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Manal's husband, Billal, said Nabi Saleh residents packed the hospital in solidarity with Mohammed's family during his surgery. The Israeli army spokesman said that the "commander acted professionally by not being dragged into violence".
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