STOCKTON (CBS13) — A candlelight ceremony Friday night will mark one of the darkest days in the city of Stockton’s history.
Seven years ago on this day, Misty Holt-Singh was killed in the Stockton Bank of the West hostage shootout.READ MORE: Remains Of WWII Sailor From Stockton Killed At Pearl Harbor Officially Accounted For, Navy Says
Holt-Singh – a 41-year-old wife and mother of two – went to the bank with her 12-year-old daughter that day. Soon after, three armed bank robbers took her hostage in their car.READ MORE: VIDEO: Firefighters Narrowly Escape Out Of Tamarack Fire Flames
The police pursuit ended with officers firing over 600 bullets at the suspects, killing two suspects – and tragically killing Misty. She had been shot 10 times by officers.
On Friday at 8 p.m., the Holt-Singh family will be holding a candle-lighting ceremony at her memorial bench on Thornton Road and Otto Drive, where the rolling shootout came to an end.MORE NEWS: Suspect Arrested After Woman, 42, Killed In Shooting At Arden Arcade Apartment Complex
The public is invited to attend.