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Virginia Officer Kills Man Who Took Hostages in Sports Bar

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP)- Authorities in Virginia say police killed a man who took several people hostage inside a sports bar.
    
Newport News police said officers received a call Saturday about a violent person at the Pondo Cafe. Arriving officers heard a gunshot from inside the restaurant, and were able to communicate with the hostages, who said one of them had been shot.
    
A police statement says officers forced their way in and spotted the suspect raising a weapon and pointing it at police. A veteran officer then fatally shot the suspect, identified Monday as 35-year-old Caleb Jackson Jr.
    
Police say the hostage who was shot is hospitalized in stable condition.
    
The officer is on administrative leave.

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