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Suspected Shoplifter Shot, Killed By Police At Park Meadows Mall

LONE TREE, Colo. (CBS4)- Police shot and killed a suspected shoplifter at the Park Meadows Mall Thursday night. It happened outside the Macy's store about 8:30 p.m. The suspect has been identified as 34-year-old Kenneth Sisneros of Westminster. The officers involved are with the Lone Tree Police Department.

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Officials say police got a report of two people shoplifting from the Macy's. When the officers tried to approach the suspects, the pair ran -- and police say Sisneros pulled a gun. Officials say that's when police fired shots. Sisneros was hit and died at the scene.

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The second suspect -- who is believed to be a woman -- ran off and was able to get away.

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The officers involved suffered minor injuries, but no bystanders were hurt.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information about it is asked to contact the Lone Tree Police Department at 303-799-0533.

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