Gunman killed after taking hostages at Temple hospital

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Temple police shot and killed a gunman Sunday evening who had taken hostages at Scott and White Memorial Hospital's emergency room.

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Posted on June 17, 2012 at 10:24 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 18 at 1:56 AM

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TEMPLE, Texas — A hostage situation inside Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple ended in gunfire Sunday evening.

Police said the man walked into the emergency room and pulled out a gun.

One of his hostages inside tried to wrestle him for the weapon; that's when police opened fire, killing the suspect.

The motive of the gunman was not immediately clear.

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