Armed suspect taken into custody after taking nurse hostage at VA Medical Center

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An armed suspect was taken into custody at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Denver on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.

DENVER — An armed suspect was taken into custody after taking a nurse hostage at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Thursday morning, the Denver Police Department said.

Police responded to the call inside the hospital at East 10th Avenue and Clermont Street just after 8 a.m.

Officials said the suspect had a weapon but did not specify what kind.

The situation was resolved and the suspect was taken into custody, a hospital spokeswoman said.

No injuries have been reported and the hospital has resumed full operations.