PHOTO: Suspect uses Colorado woman as human shield in hostage situation
DENVER – A Colorado woman who was in the wrong place at the wrong time is recovering after a suspect took her hostage at a convenience store and used her as a human shield.
According to KDVR, NewsChannel 4’s Denver sister station, a suspect barricaded himself inside a 7-Eleven with employees Monday morning.
The suspect tried to use a hostage as a human shield.
KDVR reports that officers were still able to shoot the suspect in the torso.
Amazingly, the hostage was not injured.