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December 11, 2018

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Police: Suspect wounded after hostage escapes

Officer-Involved Shooting on Rainbow

Steve Marcus

A Metro Police crime scene analyst places evidence cones at the scene of an officer-involved shooting at the 1100 block south of Rainbow Boulevard Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.

Officer-Involved Shooting on Rainbow

A Metro Police detective and crime scene analyst investigate an officer-involved shooting at the 1100 block south of Rainbow Boulevard Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. Launch slideshow »

Metro Police say officers shot and wounded an armed robbery suspect after a hostage held at gunpoint pulled down the suspect's gun, grabbed it and ran back into a business.

Police say the suspect was shot by officers as he grabbed a second gun during the incident outside a pawn shop Monday.

The suspect was reported in stable condition and his identity wasn't released.