Suspect in custody after hostage situation in Florida bank

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP/ABC NEWS) –  The suspect is in custody and the hostages have been released safely from inside a Jacksonville, Florida, bank after a hostage situation stemming from a bank robbery, authorities said this morning.

A bank robbery was in progress earlier this morning when authorities arrived at the scene, and officials said a gunman was then holding hostages inside the bank.

She said that an initial 911 call indicated that someone may have been shot during the robbery Thursday, but the sheriff’s office has not been able to confirm that.

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