Sydney café siege inquest: One hostage killed by police gunfire
January 29 , 2015
Katrina Dawson, a hostage in the Sydney café siege, was killed after being struck by bullet fragments from police gunfire, an inquest into the incident has heard, according to media reports.
Tori Johnson, another hostage, was killed when the gunman Man Haron Monis shot him in the head, the inquest heard. Total eighteen people were made captives, media reports say.
It was the shooting of Johnson that led the police to storm the Lindt Chocolate Café and end the siege, which also claimed the lives of Monis and Dawson.