(Video) Witnesses describe end of fatal pursuit

The hour-long pursuit after a Stockton Bank was robbed on Wednesday afternoon passed through a section of Thorton Road at least once before it ended near the Stockton Ballroom. At last update, a suspected bank robber and a hostage were confirmed dead.

Video shot from security cameras at Community Tire showed at least 50 police cars zipped past before the pursuit ended in a hail of bullets a little bit further down the road. Neighbors describing hearing gunfire from the speeding vehicles in the neighborhood, before the chase led up toward Lodi and back again.

Here are a couple of accounts from people gathered behind the yellow police tape after the pursuit ended.

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