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DENVER (CBS4) – Police in Denver captured a carjacking suspect who had a gun on Tuesday afternoon.

Police initially tweeted an update on the search before the suspect was arrested.

Police rushed to the area of East 16th Avenue and Monaco Parkway in the Parkville neighborhood to search for the carjacking suspect.

Officers saw a black male running away from an accident involving a stolen vehicle at 26th Avenue and Kearney Street.

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Police say the carjacking took place at 29th and Kearney Street.

Officers followed the suspect and spotted him on the roof at 1655 Locust Street. The SWAT team and K-9 unit were called to help capture the suspect.

Police cordoned off the neighborhood in the 1600 block of Locust during the search.

The suspect has not been identified. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for dog bites from the K-9 unit.


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