Louisiana

2 Dead After Louisiana Bank Hostage Standoff

Including man who held three employees hostage

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ST. JOSEPH, La.—A man who held three bank employees hostage at a branch in rural Louisiana shot the two remaining hostages before being shot and killed by police early Wednesday.

Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson said the hostages were taken from the scene at the Tensas State Bank branch in St. Joseph, La., in critical condition.