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Denver Police Shoot Man Using Woman As A Human Shield Outside A 7-Eleven

UPDATE: A video surfaced Tuesday of the suspect being taken down by police. [WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT] The suspect was taken into custody in critical condition following a hostage situation.

Posted on January 13, 2014, at 12:49 p.m. ET

An unidentified man seen outside a Denver 7-Eleven on Monday moments before he was shot and taken into custody by police.

Denver Police tweeted out just before 9 a.m. that they were responding to a possible standoff at a local 7-Eleven food mart Monday. A person was believed to be barricaded inside the store and holding hostages.

After an hour of negotiations, police moved in and apprehended the man as he exited the store using a woman as a human shield.

The unidentified man was shot by police and taken into custody when he tried to move back into the store. The suspect is in critical condition. No other injuries were reported.

A video surfaced Tuesday of the exact moment when police took out the hostage taker. He remains in critical condition after being wounded in the torso. [WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT]

Via youtube.com

SWAT responding to reported hostage situation organize outside a Denver 7-Eleven.

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#BREAKING: PIO responding to possible hostage situation at Colfax & Perry.

Denver Police Dept@DenverPolice

#BREAKING: PIO responding to possible hostage situation at Colfax & Perry.

10:53 AM - 13 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#BREAKING: 1 party barricaded inside 7-11 store, possible hostage.

Denver Police Dept@DenverPolice

#BREAKING: 1 party barricaded inside 7-11 store, possible hostage.

11:00 AM - 13 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#BREAKING: Scene at Colfax & Perry, DPD responding to possible hostage situation.

Denver Police Dept@DenverPolice

#BREAKING: Scene at Colfax & Perry, DPD responding to possible hostage situation.

11:03 AM - 13 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#BREAKING Update: Suspect in possible hostage situation at Colfax & Perry in custody.

Denver Police Dept@DenverPolice

#BREAKING Update: Suspect in possible hostage situation at Colfax & Perry in custody.

11:30 AM - 13 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#BREAKING UPDATE: Suspect shot in barricade, in critical condition. Investigation is ongoing, expect delays in area.

Denver Police Dept@DenverPolice

#BREAKING UPDATE: Suspect shot in barricade, in critical condition. Investigation is ongoing, expect delays in area.

11:53 AM - 13 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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