Updated 10:20 p.m. EST
Two civilians and one University of Colorado Colorado Springs police officer died in the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic shooting Friday afternoon, Lieutenant Catherine Buckley of Colorado Springs Police Department has confirmed.
UCCS has identified the officer who died in the line of duty: Garrett Swasey, 44, a six-year veteran of the campus force. Five police officers and four civilians were also wounded and are currently being treated at area hospitals
“My heart’s broken,” Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey said after visiting with the victims Friday evening, adding that it was a “very, very difficult afternoon in Colorado Springs.” Read more…