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Hostage situation over - Child is OK

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Ambulance leaving the scene Monday afternoon (abc3340.com) Ambulance leaving the scene Monday afternoon (abc3340.com)

Update:

FBI Special Agent in Charge Steve Richardson says that at 3:12pm Monday, authorities entered the bunker and recovered the child safely. The decision to enter the bunker was made after negotiations had begun to deteriorate and Dykes had been observed holding a gun.

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Update:

Suspect is dead, child is OK.

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Update:
There are now reports of 2 loud bangs and an ambulance was seen leaving the area.

Multiple sources reporting that the hostage situation is over and the child is safe.

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There has been a  loud bang at the hostage site in Midland City

Law enforcement on the scene tells ABC 33/40 that there will be an update in the next hour.

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