From KHON2’s archives: Gunman killed, hostages injured in hours-long standoff


By Manolo Morales

Editor’s note: This week marks 22 years since a man took his former co-workers hostage on Sand Island. Tonight on KHON2 News at 9, we’ll speak to one of the hostages about the terrifying incident and how it changed his view on life. The following story originally aired on KHON2 on Feb. 6, 1996.

A gunman is dead, one hostage in the hospital, and a second hostage is safe after an ordeal that lasted almost seven hours.

Police and paramedics were rushed to Sand Island Access Road shortly after 7 a.m.

The standoff at the McKesson Building ended with a series of gunshots, …read more

Source:: KHON2 News