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Orange County SWAT Rescues Baby During Standoff

September 30, 2009  | 

The Orange County (Fla.) SWAT unit rescued an 8-month-old baby from the home of a suspect accused of battering a pregnant woman in an Orlando home before sending tear gas into the property, WESH.com reports.

Deputies were called to the home in response to an aggravated battery call and arrested 48-year-old Oswald Edwards.

His son Hezekiah Edwards, 22, was holed up inside the home with the gun and the child, which forced deputies to call out the SWAT team. The tactical unit was able to rescue the child, used tear gas, then searched the home to find that Hezekiah Edwards had escaped.

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Tags: Hostage Situations, Building Raids, Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff


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