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US robbery suspect shot, killed after snow slip

US robbery suspect shot, killed after snow slip

A Maryland bank robbery suspect is dead after being shot when he slipped and fell on snow and lost hold of a hostage.
Officials in Prince George's County in the Washington suburbs said Friday at least two other people were injured, as well as a police officer. The injuries were not life-threatening.
Video showed a man walking out of a Capitol One Bank in Takoma Park using a woman as a shield. Police say the suspect was holding a gun to the hostage's head.
As he backed away from police, he tripped over a pile of snow from Wednesday's big East Coast storm. The video shows the woman managing to break away and run toward police. Police opened fire shortly afterward.


Updated : 2020-12-04 10:43 GMT+08:00