Suspect in Colorado kidnapping case kills himself

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Jody Haskin has not been located.

Rosencrans was found safe and is now in the custody of law enforcement, officers said.

Jody Haskin, Rosencrans' stepfather, refused to surrender when authorities executed a warrant on suspicion second-degree kidnapping issued Thursday night by the Grand Junction Police Department. Reports indicate she is unharmed but has been taken to the hospital to be checked by a doctor.

The video does not show Haskin shooting himself, but you hear the gunshot ring out as police are approaching him and trying to arrest him for the kidnapping of 12-year-old Grand Junction girl Raeanna Rosencrans.

UPDATE: The Grand Junction Police Department has created a dedicated phone line for tips. "He's described as a white male standing 6'3" weighing 230 pounds.

The man called out to her by name, police said.

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After the girl's disappearance, family members told police Haskin might have something to with it.

Haskin was Raeanna's stepfather, but had no parental rights, and also had an active warrant for sex assault on a child from a previous case, according to GJPD.

Police issued an Amber alert Wednesday after Raeanna was abducted by a man in a auto as she walked home from school in Grand Junction with a friend around 3 p.m.

Raeanna Rosencrans, 12, was found just before 10 p.m.at the Walmart in Rifle, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The investigation into the circumstances of how the vehicle got there, who was driving, and when it arrived, is ongoing. She was approached by an adult male in a vehicle and a friend she was with said she saw her get into the man's auto willingly.

Raeanna was last seen wearing black jeans, black shirt with white designs, Adidas shoes, and was carrying a black and white backpack with a Southwest design on it.

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