By CBS13 Staff

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.

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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.

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Three hostages didn’t survive and three gunmen were killed in a shootout with police.

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Ten others were wounded. The last gunman is serving his sentence at the state prison in Vacaville.