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WATCH LIVE: Possible Hostage Situation Underway in Florida


There is a reported hostage situation underway inside a Community First Credit Union in Jacksonville, FL. reports SWAT teams have been deployed to the credit union amid reports of shots fired and 911 call about a bank robbery in progress.

It is possible that an armed individual is barricaded inside the credit union with an unknown number of hostages.

This is a breaking news situation and will provide updates as they become available.

10:48 a.m. Update: reports information from a police source that 11 hostages are being held inside the bank by a single gunman.

10:54 a.m. Update:

A witness who previously told reporters her son worked inside the credit union said she just received a text message from him saying he was “safe.”  The woman said the message did not include any additional details.

11:02 a.m. Update:

Police, including SWAT team members were just seen escorting a large group of individuals out of the credit union and across the street.

11:05 a.m. Update:

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has announced that all 11 hostages have been released.

11:12 a.m. Update:

The suspect is in custody.



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