Bank of America - North Hollywood

The North Hollywood shootout was an armed confrontation between two heavily-armed and armored bank robbers, Larry Eugene Phillips, Jr. and Emil Matasareanu, and patrol and SWAT officers of the Los Angeles Police Department in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on February 28, 1997. It happened when responding patrol officers engaged Phillips and Matasareanu, both 26 at the time, leaving a bank which the two men had just robbed. Ten officers and seven civilians sustained injuries before both robbers were killed.Phillips and Matasareanu had robbed several armored vehicles prior to their attempt in North Hollywood and were notorious for their heavy armament, which included automatic rifles.......
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@ 2010-10-10 20:44:37
I highly recommend finding the movie that was about this. I recall being on the edge of my seat for over half the film.