Suspect shot dead while holding toddler hostage

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (CBS) -- Midwest City, Oklahoma, Police are calling an officer, and so many others, heroes after a tense situation that led to the rescue of a little girl and ended with the suspect dead.

Police released the tape of a hostage situation at a neighborhood Walmart in Midwest City, Oklahoma. It ended with an officer shooting and killing the suspect after he took a toddler hostage on June 17th.

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