Irving police shoot robber/hostage taker
Location: Irving, Texas, USA (Cash Store on Esters Boulevard and State Highway 183)
Occurrence Date: January 29, 2016
Info From Licensor: "Hostage Situation on friday 01/29/2016 police shot and killed suspect while holding a women hostage at gun point."
There were some intense moments outside the Cash Store in Irving on Friday afternoon.
An armed robbery escalated into a hostage situation. Police officers shot and killed the suspect.
Irving police said the suspect, armed with a handgun, had taken a hostage from inside the business on the 4100 block of State Highway 183. An Irving police officer was near the Cash Store at the time of the call, and multiple other officers arrived on the scene after the call was made.