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Alabama / Hostage Standoff #1038230

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 02, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Midland City, Alabama: Gabe Gutierrez) The ongoing hostage standoff in rural Alabama where a five-year-old autistic boy is held by kidnapper Jimmy Dykes featured; scenes shown of the police presence, of an animation of the bunker and of prayer vigils; details given of the shooting of the school bus driver. [Dale County Sheriff Wally OLSON†- comments.] [Consultant Chris VAN ZANDT†- outlines the negotiators' aims in dealing with Dykes.] [Bus driver's son Aaron POLAND†- talks about the shooting of his father.]

Holt, Lester;
Gutierrez, Gabe

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