DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – An investigation into the death of a man who shot and killed a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy has been finalized.
The report finds the officers who shot and killed Matthew Riehl acted lawfully.READ MORE: Coloradans Kim Dobson And Ashley Brasovan Take Top Spots In Mount Washington Road Race
Riehl shot Deputy Zack Parrish on New Year’s Eve at Riehl’s apartment.READ MORE: Preventing Theft: Denver Police Etching VIN On Catalytic Converters
The gunman also injured other deputies and a police officer along with two neighbors.MORE NEWS: Colorado Weather: Landspout Tornadoes Hit Colorado Plains
The investigation reveals deputies reasonably feared for their lives when they shot Riehl. It adds he posed a deadly threat to law enforcement and the community.