BLACK FOREST, Colo. (AP) – A 46-year-old man has died following a confrontation with deputies in Black Forest.

El Paso County sheriff’s spokesman Mike Schaller says deputies responded to shots fired early Tuesday.

Deputies found an armed man who they believe fired the shots.

Deputies began negotiating and during the negotiations shots were fired. The man was killed.

The sheriff’s department and district attorney were investigating, according to the Colorado Springs Gazette.

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