The hostage who was shot and killed following a bank robbery and chase with police in July was killed by police gunfire, said Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones.
The attorney for the family of a woman who was killed after being taken hostage during a Northern California bank robbery says he wants to know whether police followed protocols.
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Two hostages were either pushed or jumped from the SUV, but Misty Holt-Singh was still in the vehicle when officers exchanged fire with her three kidnappers. Singh did not survive.
A total of $50,000 is being offered as a reward for information that leads to the arrest of the fourth suspect in Stockton’s deadly bank robbery.
Janie Martinez was one of the last people to see Misty Holt-Singh alive before police say she was taken hostage and used as a human shield following a nearly hour-long pursuit.
His overwhelmed courtroom demeanor stands in stark contrast to his violent actions on Wednesday—murder, kidnapping, armed robbery and using a mother and wife he allegedly took hostage from the bank as a human shield.
A 19-year-old Stockton man is expected to be charged Monday with triple-murder in the deaths of a woman taken hostage and two other robbery suspects who died amid a violent police shootout in broad daylight, prosecutors said.
Detectives say they are “confident” that one of the men killed in Wednesday’s bank robbery, hostage situation and deadly shootout carried out a robbery at the same Bank of the West branch earlier in the year.
People from all over the area met at the Waterfront Hotel in Stockton – a city the mayor says is in mourning and pain.
While police in the Northern California city of Stockton searched Saturday for an accomplice in a bank robbery that led to a police chase and deadly shootout, investigators said they suspect the same men carried out other area bank heists, including one at the same branch hit this week.