The deputy was responding to a call of assault in progress and was shot once, officials said.
Brighton police officers wear a black ribbon over their badge and fight back tears as the hearse carrying Deputy Heath Gumm arrived at the Adams County Coroner's office.
Authorities say the suspect is still at large.
After the shooting, he was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
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The Colorado Fraternal Order of Police along with the Colorado Police Officers Foundation have set up a special PayPal account to accept donations to Deput Gumm's family. The suspect reportedly ran off again, before being caught and taken into custody.
He has active warrants for his arrest issued from the Harrison County Sheriff's Office for several offenses.
Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings across the state after the shooting death of an Adams County sheriff's deputy on Wednesday night.
Law enforcement is still looking for 2 suspects in the case.
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Other residents showed their support for Gumm, other deputies and police in different ways.
The sheriff's office says it is praying for the wife and family of the fallen deputy and asks that you keep them in their prayers. "They told us to immediately shelter in place". He started with the sheriff's office in 2012.
Officers still are searching for two more men wanted in connection with Wednesday night's shooting in a residential area about 8 miles (13 kilometers) north of downtown Denver.
A large perimeter has been set up Wednesday to search for the suspect. "I had an incident with him at one point, and I think he was just a great cop".
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