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Sniper kills hostage-taking bank robber with bullet that pierces computer screen

A video recording the neutralization of a bank robber who was holding hostages in Florida, USA, by a sniper, has been released by the police. Specifically, it was Tuesday, February 6, 2024, when the FBI and men from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls about a bank robbery and hostage situation at the Fort Myers Bank of America. The robbery suspect, later identified as 36-year-old Sterling Alavache, was armed with a knife and claimed to have a bomb. And while the officers tried to negotiate, Alavache put the knife to the throat of one of the two hostages and a SWAT team sniper fired once through a computer monitor, striking Alavache in the center of the forehead and killing him instantly, according to with the police. Alavache fell to the ground, while the hostages ran away. After the suspect was shot, flash bangs were used as distraction devices as the special operations unit moved in to remove the […]
Source: News Beast

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