Hostage situation near the University of Alabama

Posted at 10:36 AM, Jan 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-10 11:56:00-05

UPDATE | 11:50 a.m.--

The ABC station in Tuscaloosa reports that Tuscaloosa PD has confirmed the hostage situation is over. The suspect has been caught and no one was injured.

Original Story |  University of Alabama sent out a campus alert due to a hostage situation at the credit union.





The UA Law students were sent the following message:

Lt. Teena Richardson told that a gunman entered the Alabama Credit Union on Bryant Drive and took employees inside hostage.

"It didn't come as a robbery," Richardson said. "We don't know what the issue is."

There are reports of SWAT members on the scene, along with the Tuscaloosa Police Department, Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office and the University of Alabama Police Department. 

The campus is not closed at this time and students do not return to campus for the spring semester until Wednesday, according to



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