Armed inmate shot and killed after taking nurse hostage at Ill. hospital, authorities say – CBS News

Witnesses describe the scene inside as “chaotic” after the inmate snatched a corrections’ officer’s gun

GENEVA, Ill. — Officers shot and killed an armed jail inmate and freed his hostage at hospital in northern Illinois on Saturday, several hours after the inmate stole a gun from the correction’s officer guarding him, authorities said.

A SWAT team quickly moved in to Delnor Hospital in Geneva after negotiations broke down with the inmate Saturday afternoon, Kane County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Patrick Gengler said. Gengler said one officer shot and killed the inmate, whom he identified as 21-year-old Tywon Salters.

Source: Armed inmate shot and killed after taking nurse hostage at Ill. hospital, authorities say – CBS News

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