Shot hostage still in critical condition
ST. JOSEPH - A hospital official says a hostage who was shot during a standoff in a small Louisiana town remains in critical condition.
Authorities say 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed took three bank employees hostage Tuesday in St. Joseph, but released one of them during negotiations. Police say he shot two other hostages when police stormed the Tensas State Bank.
One of the hostages died. Ahmed was shot and killed by police.
Charla Ducote, spokeswoman for Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, said the other hostage, LaDean McDaniel, was in critical condition on Thursday morning. She could not provide further details.
Authorities say Ahmed was angry and believed his ex-girlfriend's family had been responsible for their breakup and for putting a device in his head.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Louisiana homeowners should expect rate increases after active hurricane season
Opera Louisiane safely brings live music back to the capital area riverside
Diners shaken after vehicle crashes into outdoor dining area along Perkins Road
La. absentee ballot showing vote for President Trump found stolen, opened and...
Baton Rouge couple comes up with safe way to pass out Halloween...
Best fantasy players for week 8 in NFL: Fantasy Focus with Reggie...
Fans' Choice Award Winner 2020: Week 4 - Jacoby Howard
Ed Orgeron talks about Brennan's potential return; full Monday press conference
Friday Night Blitz: Week 5 10-23-2020
TJ Finley to replace Myles Brennan as QB this Saturday