August 14th, 2013
02:54 AM ET

Hostage standoff inside Louisiana bank ends

The hostage standoff in St. Joseph, Louisiana, has ended with the hostage-taker dead, police said.

Louisiana State Police shot and killed Fuaed Abdo Ahmed as they stormed the Tensas State Bank building, just before midnight local time, according to Col. Michael Edmonson.

The two hostages, who were both shot by the gunman as police entered the bank, were rushed to local hospitals, Edmonson said.


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  1. Robstandard

    Yet again the danger posed by knives in society becomes apparent. Ban all knives immediately.

    August 14, 2013 at 7:09 am | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    I blame this on the failed policies of Calvin Coolidge.

    August 14, 2013 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |