A hooded man took a woman hostage at a convenience store in Denver, Colorado.
Police arrived on the scene, and the criminal attempted to leave the premises with a gun pressed to the woman’s back.
After making threats to take the woman’s life, a Police decided to take lethal action. Once a clear shot was available, a sniper dispatched the hostage taker with extreme prejudice.
The woman is shaken up, but otherwise doing very well. The criminal however, is left in critical condition.