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    Standoff continues into 3rd day as armed man holds boy in underground bunker

    Somewhere underneath this red Alabama dirt is a little boy.A kindergartner, snatched from the safety of his school bus by a gunman and stashed in an underground bunker;A boy who needs daily medication;
    The gunman stormed into the school bus Tuesday afternoon and demanded that the driver hand him a child.The driver, 66-year-old Charles Poland Jr., was a gentle Bible-reading man who could not stand to discipline the children on his bus because it hurt his heart, the Dothan Eagle newspaper reported.When he refused the demand, police said, the gunman shot him several times as 22 horrified children scrambled for cover.But the man was able to grab the boy and drag him to his underground bunker.And the standoff began.
    Standoff drags into third day as man holds boy in underground bunker - CNN.com

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    Dykes was known around the neighborhood as a menacing figure who neighbors said once beat a dog to death with a lead pipe, threatened to shoot children for setting foot on his property and patrolled his yard at night with a flashlight and a firearm.
    Negotiators talking to Ala. captor through pipe - Yahoo! News

    Seems like a nice guy. Shoot him.
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    Kid rescued and dirtbag dead. A happy ending.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post

    Seems like a nice guy. Shoot him.
    Apparently they did. Outstanding work!
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    Good. I'll be honest, if he lived through this and somehow managed to ever spend another day as a free man, I was going to be in my car and on my way to Alabama
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