Thursday, April 11, 2013
Gunman Killed After Holding Firefighters Hostage in Gwinnett County, Georgia
SUWANEE, Ga. — An armed man who was having financial problems held four firefighters for hours in a suburban Atlanta home
, demanding his cable and power be turned back on, before being shot dead when SWAT members stormed the house, authorities said Wednesday. The hostages had cuts and bruises from explosions that officers set off to distract the gunman before moving in, but they will be fine, a fire official said.