UCCS police officer killed in Colorado Springs shooting

Caption: Garrett Swasey / Courtesy UCCS


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A University of Colorado Colorado Springs police officer was among those killed in the shooting at the Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs Friday.

>> Full story about the shooting. 

UCCS chancellor Pam Shockley Zalabak said Garrett Swasey, 44, was killed in the shooting. Swasey was on duty at UCCS and went to the scene around 11:50 a.m. in support of the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Swasey was a six-year veteran of the UCCS Police Department.

Two civilians were also killed in the shooting. Four civilians and five police officers were injured.

Law enforcement agencies across the state posted tributes to Swasey on social media.

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