Video: Honeybee Suspect Shot Dead With His Own Gun




Orland Park police released dramatic video footage showing the attempted holdup and shooting that left the 48-year-old Amaya dead.


Customer Jason McDaniel rushed Amaya and grabbed the silver pistol he was holding, the video shows. After McDanielseizes the weapon, the video shows him apparently firing at Amaya. The new information was disclosed as police continued investigating Amaya, a resident of Downstate Rankin who already is a suspect in an Oct. 5 shooting spree in rural Will County and Lake County, Indiana.


Ballistic tests showed the pistol Amaya used in the Orland Park attempted holdup is the same weapon that killed construction worker Rolando Alonso and wounded two others in the bi-state shootings last fall, law enforcement sources said earlier this week. Read more




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Corey Graff is the managing editor of the <i><a href="">Standard Catalog of Firearms</a></i> and <i><a href="">Gun Digest</a></i> annual book. In addition, he is the author of <i>What's In Your Bug-Out Bag?</i> and <i>The Comprehensive Guide to Concealed Carry Holsters.</i> His personal interest in firearms includes handguns for hunting and self-defense as well as bolt-action rifles for western hunting.


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