SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sunday marked 30 years since the largest hostage standoff in American history, which happened in South Sacramento.
The siege lasted eight and a half hours.READ MORE: Homicide Charges Added After Man, 67, Dies Following Fight Outside Sacramento Grocery Store
Over 40 people were held at gunpoint after four men took over The Good Guys computer store near the former Florin Mall in South Sacramento in 1991.READ MORE: ‘I’m In!’: Caitlyn Jenner Officially Files To Run For California Governor
Three hostages didn’t survive and three gunmen were killed in a shootout with police.MORE NEWS: Overturned Big Rig Causes Major Traffic Backup On NB I-5 In Elk Grove
Ten others were wounded. The last gunman is serving his sentence at the state prison in Vacaville.