San Diego cop shoots hostage taker in the face at close range

Hostage taker had already shot 4 people including his ex wife, her parents, and her grandfather. Both of her parents were killed in the shooting. In this video he is holding his injured ex wife hostage.

Risky action by the police offer as he shot at a target barely inches from the hostage’s head, however at this stage a contain and negotiate approach would most likely have only caused the situation to deteriorate.