Four masked gunmen stormed a hospital in Bogota shooting inside its foyer area as patients and visitors cowered for cover.
It was part of a daring escape by a prisoner from his hospital bed and it was captured on video.
The assailants escaped with Alexander Urrego who was convicted two years ago for his part in a gang killing.
Colombian media has reported four men have been arrested and a reward offered for the re-capture of the prisoner.
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