The man accused of killing a Douglas County deputy and wounding four more officers and two civilians is a former lawyer who recently had become enraged at police officers.
The Douglas County coroner identified the shooter as Matthew Riehl, 37, according to a tweet from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Riehl was killed in a shootout with SWAT officers.
During an afternoon news conference, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said the suspect was familiar to law enforcement but did not have a criminal record.
Riehl began posting videos on YouTube in November expressing anger at Lone Tree Police Department officers, particularly one officer who appeared to have pulled him over in a traffic stop.
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