PHOTO: Suspect uses Colorado woman as human shield in hostage situation

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Courtesy: KDVR

Courtesy: KDVR

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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.

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