06/12/2010

Child OK as SWAT team ends Calif. hostage drama

Suspect was shot and killed after three-day standoff

UPI

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento deputies say a toddler escaped injury when a SWAT team stormed an apartment where he had been allegedly held hostage for three days.

Anthony Alvarez, 26, was shot and killed Friday night in the rescue operation by Sacramento County sheriff's deputies who blew two holes in the wall of the apartment that had been the scene of a tense standoff that began Wednesday.

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