***** NEW INFORMATION POSTED: shooter escaped from VA hospital in 2014 where he was held for three weeks after psychotic episode.
Executive Summary: Nut Case with a Gun
The Gunman who killed one Colorado deputy, injured four more deputies and two civilians has been identified as 37-year-old Matthew Riehl.
Firearms instructor Robert Butler says Douglas County shooting suspect took his rifle classes over the summer. "He didn't show any signs of being violent or unstable," Butler said. He says the weapons in the photos belonged to the suspect. #9NEWS pic.twitter.com/thDjyBLxv9
— Kyle Clark (@KyleClark) January 1, 2018
Riehl served in Iraq from 2009 to 2010 and worked mainly in security. He joined the Army reserve in 2003 and was honorably discharged in 2012 as an E-4, a junior enlisted rank.
JUST IN: Douglas County shooter escaped from VA hospital in 2014 where he was held for three weeks after psychotic episode. https://t.co/SNMn7xaayM
— The Denver Post (@denverpost) January 3, 2018