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Authorities respond to hostage situation in Luray

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An armed hostage situation led to a multi agency officer shooting in Luray yesterday Jun. 22.

Two people reported they were being held hostage in a Main Street Convenience store.

The suspect De’Shone J. Hill of Luray refused commands to surrender.

The 39 year old Hill eventually came out but pointed a long gun at officers.

Again failing to surrender Hill was shot and killed at the scene.

No other injuries were reported in the incident as it remains under investigation.

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