SWAT Team Rescues Child From Ongoing Hostage Situation

Officers were called to the scene of a robbery in progress at a suburban Chicago home.
1:19 | 08/20/14

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news, six children held hostage in suburban Chicago. A standoff with police stretching into the second day and ABC's gio Benitez has been tracking the story overfight. Good morning, gio. Reporter: Dramatic video of the S.W.A.T. Team rescuing a child from an ongoing hostage situation at this home in suburban Chicago. Officers were called to the scene in Harvey, Illinois, because of a burglary in progress. I had heard like two guns gunshots. Reporter: When they arrived around 1:00 P.M. They found at least five children and one adult being held against their will. These victims have come out, the hostages themselves, an 11-year-old was able to articulate what's going on. Reporter: Police exchanged fire with the man inside. One officer was shot in the arm. An hour and a half later, a second officer was wounded. Police closed down the block and evacuated neighbors as day turned to night, some relief. When an 11-year-old, a 2-year-old and a 1-year-old were brought out to the porch carried off to safety by S.W.A.T. Teams. And right now police believe two children are still inside that house held hostage along with four adults including the gunman. We still don't know the motive or if there was any at all --

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