Austin Police Shootout with Hostage Taker Caught on Camera
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A man held a boy and a woman hostage in an Austin home in February 2021. Edited bodycam video from the Austin Police Department shows officers break into the home before getting shot at. Eventually, a police officer shot and killed the suspect. Here’s what led up to the shooting.
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