DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office released more images from the New Year’s Eve shooting that killed one deputy.

Weapons used by the gunman in the Copper Canyon shooting. (credit: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office)

Officials say the gunman, Matthew Riehl, had 15 weapons in his possession. They say he used three of those firearms in the shooting at his Copper Canyon apartment in Highlands Ranch.

The images from officials show a shotgun, an M-4, an M-16 and a semi-automatic pistol which he used.

(credit: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office)

On Monday, the sheriff’s office released edited body camera video from the shooting.

(credit: Douglas County Sheriff)

Sheriff Tony Spurlock did so in hopes of answering the question, “What happened?”

(credit: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office)

The department received permission and support of the family of Deputy Zack Parrish who died, as well as those of the four officers who were injured.

Comments (2)
  1. Um, there’s no M-4 or M-16 in those images. An AR-15 yes, but an AR-15 is not an M-4 or M-16.
    Neither is that a Glock pistol. It is a Springfield Armory XD Mod. 2. Get your facts straight, please!!

  2. He did not have a military issue M16. It’s a AR 15. Big difference. Neither of his weapons,the AR 15 or the M 4 (carbine with a shorter barrel) were capable of automatic weapons fire. They were semi automatic. Which means you have to pull the trigger ever time you want to discharge a round.

    600 million firearms and 25 trillion rounds of ammo in the hands of legal citizens. Legal citizens are not the problem. If we were you would know it.

    Mental health is never addressed. Every mass causality the red flags are NEVER addressed. Not prior or in the aftermath.

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