February 1st, 2013
09:32 PM ET

Who is Alabama hostage suspect Jimmy Lee Dykes?

We are getting our first look at the man police say is holding a kindergartener hostage in an underground bunker.

Jimmy Lee Dykes is 65 years-old. He's a Vietnam veteran and retired truck driver who moved to the area five years ago. Police say on Tuesday he boarded a school bus near his home, killed the driver and took the 5-year-old boy at gun point.

Fmr. negotiator: Chances are good 

OutFront tonight: Victor Blackwell has the latest from Midland city, Alabama, near the bunker where the boy is being held and Erin Burnett talks to fmr. FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss about the crisis.

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