So please forgive the blog silence for now.
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Three people from the same family were shot dead and a man was arrested after a four-hour siege in central Victoria following a "minor neighbourhood dispute", according to police. (full article)The police have become involved only after the first victims were killed and in this case they haven't used lethal force. This is unlike the basic setup for the Siege story game. The game always assumes that none of the Hostages are dead.
On June 14, Lawrenceburg police were called about a man shoplifting at the Walmart on Locust Avenue. When they officers arrived the man was leaving Walmart and led police to the CVS Pharmacy on Gaines Street.The siege began because someone was running from the police because of an earlier petty crime. As they say, "Well, that escalated quickly."
A man who was holding a woman hostage has been taken to hospital after being shot by police during a siege at a house in Liverpool.
Officers were called to a property in the Dovecot area of the city, at 7am on Thursday after reports that a woman was being held hostage by a man known to her who was believed to be armed with a knife and a gun, Merseyside police said. (from The Guardian)