DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The deputy shot and killed in Douglas County Sunday morning leaves behind a wife and two young children.

Zackari Parrish III is survived by his wife Gracie and their two daughters, ages 1 and 4.

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Parrish was among four deputies a police officer and two civilians who were shot at the Copper Canyon Apartments in Douglas County Sunday morning.

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Deputy Zack Parrish (credit: Douglas County Sheriff)

The community has been quick to pay tribute to the fallen deputy.

First responders and regular citizens lined the route of the procession from Littleton Hospital to the Douglas County Coroner’s Office Sunday.

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A patrol vehicle outside the sheriff’s office is practically covered with flowers and American flags.

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Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered the flags across Colorado at half staff through Tuesday.

Hickenlooper gave the order on Sunday saying that “We are grateful for the service of Deputy Parrish and we pray for their family’s strength and resolve in the days and months ahead.”

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In Castle Rock, the center line of lights on the holiday star atop the iconic rock were changed from white to blue.

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The symbolism was to create a “thin blue line” in honor of Parrish.

There has also been an outpouring of support for the family Parrish left behind.

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A GoFundMe page set up to help the Parrish family raised more than $200,000 in one day.

Donations can also be made to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Fallen Officer Fund.

 

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