Victims in Black Friday shooting identified

Emergency response to Colorado Springs shooting on Black Friday/ FOX21 file

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of two civilians and a police officer who were killed in Friday’s shooting.

They say the victims have been preliminary identified as 35-year-old Jennifer Markovsky, 29-year-old Ke’Arre Marcell Stewart, and 44-year-old University of Colorado police officer Garrett Swasey.

The El Paso County’s Sheriff’s office said in part “we would like to express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of these victims.”

More details will be released once autopsies are completed. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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