Woman arrested in connection to Park Meadows deadly police shooting due in court

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LONE TREE, Colo. — A second suspect wanted in connection to an officer-involved shooting in the parking lot of Park Meadows Mall last week was taken into custody early Sunday morning, police said.

According to the Lone Tree Police Department, 27-year-old Mercedes Cruz was taken into custody around 3 a.m. at a hotel in Littleton. Police said they believe her to be the second suspect related to a shooting at the mall. She’s being held on suspicion of aggravated robbery and possession of methamphetamine, both felonies.

The first suspect in the shooting, 34-year-old Kenneth Sisneros, was shot and killed by a Lone Tree officer Thursday night at Park Meadows Mall, according to a press release from the Police Department. Cruz ran from the scene, police said.

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