Transcript for Dramatic 7-Eleven Hostage Rescue Caught on Tape
Daring rescue after a man took several people hostage inside. A 7-Eleven store -- -- police had to make a split second decision when the suspect came as you can see here holding this woman now. A warning some people may find images you're about to watch hard. To watch but I assure you everyone survived. It plays out like a Hollywood thriller but this scene outside a Denver 7-Eleven Monday it was all too real. A gunman taking three hostages inside the store for about an hour before emerging with this woman. Using her as a human shield as he ignored hostage negotiators demands to surrender. Then the whole thing comes to a jaw dropping -- as police opened fire. The suspect goes down and the hostage makes a run for dodging behind a swat team van we heard a loud bang -- in the guys' faces. Go back like this car accident -- -- labs the bullet just inches away from the hostage herself a potentially risky move but one that police say they had to make him be. Attempted to pull her back in the store. So out of fear for her safety when he goes as -- as -- This morning police say the suspect is in critical condition as for the hostage were told she's a bakery delivery woman. Who was making her usual stop at the 7-Eleven. Before it came too -- vary on usual and for Good Morning America Clayton -- LA BC news Denver.
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