- This is terrible July 17
Two suspected bank robbers and a woman they reportedly took hostage were killed on Wednesday in a shootout with California police. Three alleged robbers took three women hostage as they fled a Bank of the West branch in Stockton. They threw two of the women, both with gunshot wounds, out of their SUV as they fired AK-47-style assault rifles at pursuing officers. The chaotic chase ended after police shot out the vehicle's tires. Read more at The Associated Press.- -
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