Midland stand off is over, 5 year old safe, gunman dead
The Dothan Eagle is reporting that the hostage situation in Midland is over after seven days. According to the article, the gunman is dead and the 5 year old boy is safe.
The newspaper reported that two loud bangs were heard at 3:30 p.m. before an ambulance left the scene transporting someone to Flowers Hospital.
It was not known who was in the ambulance.
The ordeal began when 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes, took the 5 year old boy off of a school bus after killing the driver and held him hostage in a bunker since last week.
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