CNN BREAKING NEWS
Hostage Situation Under Way College in Western Tennessee
Aired September 17, 2003 - 16:10 ET
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KYRA PHILLIPS, CNN ANCHOR: Breaking news, a story that we're following for you right now in Tennessee. These pictures courtesy our affiliate WMC. A hostage situation under way right now at this school. A college in Western Tennessee.
A police spokesperson tells us that a man in a classroom is holding students hostage at Dyersburg Community College. That's about 80 miles northeast of Memphis. This is live pictures of the school via our affiliate WMC.
Police say that the hostage-taker is armed. We're trying to work as much information as we can. Anywhere between 18 to 30 students, we have heard. We're trying to confirm those numbers.
But once again, if you're just tuning in to this story, we are following a hostage situation under way at Dyersburg Community College just about 80 miles outside of Memphis. When we get more information, we'll bring it to you.
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