81°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Sun
87°
74°
50%
Mon
94°
74°
20%
Tue
95°
75°
20%
Follow our weather team on social media

Bank robbery, gunbattle leaves 3 dead

11 months ago July 17, 2014 Jul 17, 2014 Thursday, July 17 2014 Thursday, July 17, 2014 1:24:59 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

STOCKTON, CA - Police in Central California say a second suspect has died after a bank robbery and gunbattle that led to the death of a hostage.

Stockton police say that in all, three people are dead in Wednesday's violence, which included a high-speed chase that left cars and houses riddled with bullets.

The violence began when three people robbed a Bank of the West branch and took three women hostage. Police say the robbers stole a bank employee's SUV and led dozens of police cars on a high-speed chase that last about 45 minutes.

During the chase, two of the hostages were thrown from the vehicle: one suffered a gunshot wound and the other had a grazing bullet wound.

As the SUV came to a stop, officers exchanged gunfire with someone inside the vehicle.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days