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Suspect in drive-thru shooting dies
MONONA, Wis. (12/10/10)--A man was shot and killed by police at a Monona, Wis., credit union's drive-thru, after he allegedly took a member hostage Wednesday and tried to withdraw funds from the member's account, announced police Thursday. Daniel L. Thomas, 30, allegedly invaded the 63-year-old hostage's home and drove him to the Monona branch of UW CU, where they entered the drive-thru lane in the hostage's sports utility vehicle (Wisconsin State Journal and madison.com Dec. 9). As Thomas attempted to withdraw cash, a teller, who recognized the member in the passenger seat, mouthed to him, "Are you OK?" "She was able to determine by the look on his face that he was not OK," said Monona Police Chief Walter Ostrenga at a press conference. The teller called the police. Police arrived and blocked the vehicle in the lane. Thomas rammed a police car, and several gunshots were exchanged. One television station reported there were five bullet holes in the SUV's windshield (WISC-TV Dec. 9). Ostrenga cited several people as heroes: the teller for her quick action, the victim for his bravery, and two Monona officers for devising a quick plan to block the SUV in the lane to prevent it from getting into traffic. No one else was hurt in the incident, which happened at about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday.


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