OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) —
A man wanted on suspicion of a double killling was arrested Thursday after a standoff at an Oakland shoe store where he held an employee hostage for hours, police said.
The man was taken into custody at around 5 p.m. His name wasn't immediately released.
Nobody was injured.
The man, who was wanted in connection with two killings in Oakland, had a gun and barricaded himself inside the store on High Street at around 11:15 a.m., police said.
After hours of negotiations with police, the gunman released the hostage shortly before 2 p.m., police said.
The man fired at least six shots inside the store before peacefully surrendering, police said.