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Police hostage shootout/rescue caught on tape Nov 25/08

Raw video:San Mateo,California:November 25/08:An armed male suspect and a female victim are dead today following a standoff between the man and a SWAT team at a home in San Mateo.

The woman who lived at the home on Hobart Avenue was shot as she tried to flee from the armed intruder, and the SWAT team then shot the suspect to death, said Mike Callagy, deputy chief of the San Mateo Police Department.

"During the rescue the suspect opened fire (and) the officers returned fire," Callagy said. "The victim was also struck by gunfire, as we believe the suspect was firing at her."

It was not immediately clear how the woman was shot and who fired the bullet or bullets that struck her. She was transported to Stanford Hospital and pronounced dead this afternoon.

Police received a call shortly after 9:30 a.m. from a man who said there was a robbery in progress at his home on Hobart Avenu

Added: Nov-25-2008 
By: jdischord
Tags: Police, hostage, shootout/rescue, caught, on, tape, Nov, 25/08
Location: San Mateo, California, United States (load item map)
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