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The 5-year-old boy held hostage in Alabama for almost a week is now free. Authorities stormed the bunker where he was held ...
on Monday, rescued him and killed his abductor. (Feb. 5)
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DURATION: 1:21-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:SOURCE - AP IMAGES/THE DOTHAN EAGLE / COURTESY THE DOTHAN EAGLE1. Still, ambulence carrying boy after rescue---SOURCE: POOL / EMBARGO DOTHAN, ALABAMAMidland City, Alabama - February 42. SOUNDBITE: STEVE RICHARDSON/FBI SPECIAL AGENT, MOBILE (transcript below)---SOURCE - AP IMAGES/THE DOTHAN EAGLE / COURTESY THE DOTHAN EAGLE3. Still, police vehicles during raid---SOURCE - AP IMAGES/AL.COMCOURTESY AL.COM4. Still, officers and vehicles during raid---SOURCE: POOL / EMBARGO DOTHAN, ALABAMAMidland City, Alabama - February 45. SOUNDBITE: STEVE RICHARDSON/FBI SPECIAL AGENT, MOBILE (transcript below)----SOURCE - WTVY - COURTESY WTVY, EMBARGO DOTHAN, ALABAMA, EMBARGO WDFX, WDHNLocation - Date: Dale County, Alabama / January 29, 20136. Wide, school bus, emergency vehicles after shooting---SOURCE: POOL / EMBARGO DOTHAN, ALABAMAMidland City, Alabama - February 47. SOUNDBITE: SHERIFF WALLY OLSON/DALE COUNTY, ALABAMA (transcript below)---SOURCE: ASSOCIATED PRESS / AP CLIENTS ONLYMidland City, Alabama / February 4, 20138 Midland City residents lighting candles9. SOUNDBITE: JOSH TUCKER/MIDLAND CITY RESIDENT (transcript below)----SOURCE: AP IMAGES / ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY / COURTESY: ALABAMA DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY10. Still of Jimmy Lee DykesVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:AUTHORITIES IN SOUTHERN ALABAMA SAY THE FIVE YEAR OLD BOY WHO WAS HELD HOSTAGE IN AN UNDERGROUND BUNKER IS PLAYING, LAUGHING AND EATING.SOUNDBITE: STEVE RICHARDSON/FBI SPECIAL AGENT, MOBILE'he's very brave, he's very lucky, and the success story is he's out safe.'TRACK-2FIVE YEAR OLD ETHAN WAS RESCUED ON MONDAY AFTERNOON, WHEN AUTHORITIES RAIDED THE BUNKER WHERE JIMMY LEE DYKES WAS HOLDING HIM.DYKES WAS KILLED, ALTHOUGH IT'S UNCLEAR IF OFFICERS SHOT HIM OR HE TOOK HIS OWN LIFE.AUTHORITIES SAY THEY RAIDED THE BUNKER BECAUSE THEY WERE CONCERNED ETHAN WAS IN IMMINENT DANGER.22:10:10 SOUNDBITE: STEVE RICHARDSON/FBI SPECIAL AGENT, MOBILE"Over the past 24 hours our communications with the subject had deteriorated and we were certainly concerned for the safety of the child."TRACK-3AUTHORITIES SAY DYKES TOOK ETHAN HOSTAGE LAST TUESDAY, AFTER BOARDING A SCHOOL BUS AND KILLING THE DRIVER, CHARLES POLAND.22:04:32 SOUNDBITE: SHERIFF WALLY OLSON/DALE COUNTY, ALABAMA' To Mr. Poland's family we would like to express our condolences. Also our appreciation to a hero who through his brave actions saved many lives.TRACK-4RESIDENTS OF MIDLAND CITY, ALABAMA ARE FEELING JOY AND RELIEF.SOUNDBITE: JOSH TUCKER/MIDLAND CITY, ALABAMA"We had prayed for our little warrior to come out strong and safe and for his mother to wrap her arms around him."TRACK-4NEIGHBORS DESCRIBE DYKES AS MENACING AND UNPREDICTABLE, AND SAY HE ONCE THREATENED TO SHOOT CHILDREN FOR STEPPING ONTO HIS PROPERTY.TIM MAGUIRE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY:COURTESY DOTHAN EAGLECOURTESY AL.COMPOOL VIDEO: EMBARGO DOTHANWTVY: COURTESY WTVY, EMBARGO DOTHAN, EMBARGO WDFX, WDHN