Alabama credit union scene of Tuscaloosa hostage situation; suspect in custody

Alabama credit union scene of Tuscaloosa hostage situation; suspect in custody

Authorities have arrested a suspect related to the hostage situation in a Tuscaloosa, Alabama bank One Credit Union,  according to WBMA

Tuscaloosa Police Department spokeswoman Teena Richardson said in a statement that no hostages were harmed.

Authorities told WBMA the situation did not appear to be the result of a robbery, saying the incident came in as a "gun call."

As the credit union is located across the street from University of Alabama School of Law, university officials had issued a campus alert.

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