A U.S. official said the Alabama hostage situation has ended. CBS News has reported the child is alive and the kidnapper is dead.
via WDAF TV – FOX 4.
National reports from NBC News indicate the child is “okay”. The kidnapper is said to be dead.
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Shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Monday, two loud bangs could be heard at the scene of a week-long hostage crisis, followed by an ambulance leaving the scene.
The ambulance later arrived at Flowers Hospital, where several law enforcement officers were seen outside.
Via Dothan Eagle
Kidnapper is dead, child safe after the 6-day standoff in an Alabama underground bunker
— Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) February 4, 2013