A 5-year-old boy from Midland City, Alabama is recovering from a week-long hostage ordeal. He was rescued after the FBI stormed an underground bunker, and killed the gunman who was holding him captive.
Jimmy Dykes' property is still an active crime scene. Investigators are gathering evidence in his underground storm bunker where he held a 5-year-old boy named Ethan captive for nearly a week. The FBI's Hostage Rescue Team stormed into the bunker and rescued Ethan Monday afternoon. They set off flash grenades to confuse and distract Dykes. Then they shot and killed him. Officials tell CBS News the FBI grew concerned with Dykes' behavior watching him through a camera that was inserted into the bunker during the standoff.
Ethan is reportedly okay, and undergoing medical evaluations. The boy has a disorder similar to autism. He turns six tomorrow. School buses took students back to Midland City Elementary today for the first time since bus driver Charles Poland was killed, and Ethan was abducted. Officials say they're planning to throw a big birthday party for Ethan when he returns to school.