MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (WPMI) Law enforcement official: 5-year-old hostage safe after week long Ala. standoff; abductor dead.
Details are limited at this moment.
Reporters on scene reported hearing a loud explosion a short time ago. An ambulance was later seen leaving the scene but without emergency lights or sirens activated.
Reports indicate the child is "okay." The kidnapper is said to be dead.
Officials will be holding a news conference soon. Local 15 News will take it live.