Media Reports: Standoff follows after shooter kills school bus driver in Alabama; child kidnapped

Media Reports: Standoff follows after shooter kills school bus driver; kidnaps child in Alabama

Storified by #GunCrisis· Wed, Jan 30 2013 07:42:28

CBS News: Police, SWAT teams and negotiators clustered at a rural property where a man was believed to be holed up in an underground shelter Wednesday after fatally shooting the driver of a school bus and fleeing with a 6-year-old child passenger, authorities said.
Deadly school-bus shooting leads to standoffMIDLAND CITY, Ala. Police, SWAT teams and negotiators were at a rural property where a man was believed to be holed up in a homemade bunk…
CNN: The incident occurred Tuesday and continued into Wednesday morning, with authorities still desperately trying to free the young child, who was being held by the gunman in an underground bunker.
Man shoots Alabama bus driver, holds child hostage underground(CNN) — A gunman boarded a school bus Tuesday, police said, shot the bus driver and took a six-year-old boy hostage in his Alabama home….
Local TV news video report:
Alabama Bus Shooting Gunman takes 6 Year Old Hostage shoots and KILLS School Bus Driverinsanemrbrain
NBC News: Witnesses told WSFA, the NBC station in Montgomery, Ala., that the man was talking to authorities through a PVC pipe. The station reported that the child, age 5 or 6, was not hurt but that authorities were calling the situation delicate.
Boy held hostage in bunker after being snatched from school busA boy was being held hostage in a bunker in Alabama early Wednesday by a man who seized him from a school bus after fatally shooting the …
We’ve got morning scene video and the latest video report from Samuel King in Midland City http://bit.ly/WQd4F2 http://pic.twitter.com/MRY7oz8oWSFA 12 News

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