BREAKING: Gunman takes hostages near Alabama University Campus

FBI swat teams raced to the scene and are believed to have surrounded the Tuscaloosa Credit Union – it is not yet known if the incident is terror related but authorities have not ruled it out.

Armed suspect caught after hostage situation at Alabama credit union

An armed suspect accused of taking as many as eight hostages at a credit union on the campus of the University of Alabama was under arrest Tuesday, police announced, as a standoff that gripped Tuscaloosa for hours came to an end.