Armed carjacking ends with shots fired outside Walmart in Centennial; suspect at-large, police say

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Posted at 2:44 PM, Jan 02, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-02 18:05:44-05

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – A suspect was still at-large early Tuesday afternoon after allegedly carjacking a vehicle at gunpoint outside a Walmart in Centennial.

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart at 10900 E. Briarwood Ave. on reports of shots fired shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Five minutes later, deputies would say this was not an active shooter situation, but that it involved auto theft.

Just before 2 p.m., deputies said the incident involved an armed carjacking that took place at the Auto Center outside of the Walmart.

The suspect took off in a silver Honda Civic, which deputies were still looking for by 2:30 p.m. An additional description of the vehicle was not immediately available.

The carjacking victim was not injured, according to deputies.

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