Alabama Child Hostage Situation: School Bus Driver Killed

SWAT teams have been called in to save a 6-year-old boy being held hostage in an underground bunker.
1:55 | 01/30/13

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Let's get to the hostage situation in alabama. S.W.A.T. Teams called in to save a 6-year-old boy. Pierre thomas joins us with the latest. Reporter: A dangerous situation unfoaling this morn in alabama. It involves the words no parent wants to hear. Man with a gun, a child on a bus. And a child kidnaps. Police are swarming this location in midland city, alabama, desperately trying to rescue a 6-year-old taken from his school bus. We were dropping kids off. Man that looifd next door to them got on the bus. Reporter: This police radio scanner describes the nightmare. The child son the line with us advising us the driver's been shot. Just had a bus driver shot, possibly deceased. Suspect has removed a child from the bus. They're on foot at this time. White male, sun glasses. Possibly dark-colored clothing. Reporter: Authorities say the suspect is jimmy lee dykes, recently charged with menacing. The child is being held in an underground bunker. It's unclear what the child's relationship is with the man. He said he needed a kid because something about the law coming after him. Reporter: This morning, the community is in shock. I feel sorry for everybody on the bus. Reporter: Authority have surrounded the suspect and are negotiating. The child needs medication. The suspect allowed police to provide it. The fbi has been called in to help. Sources are describes this as extremely sensitive with authorities praying the little boy will be okay. Elizabeth? All right, we, are, too. Thank you, ppierre. Now to the monster storm

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