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Eddie Junior Tapia, 41
Downey, California
September 10, 2015

Agencies: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department California LASD | Downey Police Department California

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41-year-old Eddie Tapia was killed by a SWAT team after leading police in California on lengthy car chase, running into a crowded restaurant and seizing at least four hostages. The SWAT team fatally shot Tapia after entering the restaurant from the front and back. Sheriff's Lt. Eddie Hernandez says at least four people were being held against their will inside Chris' & Pitt's barbecue restaurant in Downey. Hernandez says Tapia didn't fire on them. Tapia's hostages helped him record a video saying good bye to his family before he was killed.