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THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Thornton shot a suspect who crashed a stolen car and then tried to run from officers on Thursday.

The shooting happened in the area of 98th and Grant Street on Thursday afternoon after the suspect crashed the stolen vehicle into a shrub.

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The driver tried to run and was shot during an encounter with an officer.

No officers were injured.

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The suspect was injured with non-life threatening injuries and rushed to the hospital.

The shooting happened near the Walmart when a gunman went inside and started shooting last fall.

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Scott Ostrem has been accused of opening fire inside a Walmart in that same area in November 2017 and killing three people. He has been charged with three counts of murder.

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Scott Ostrem (credit: CBS)

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