Update: Suspect Identified In Laurel County Hostage Investigation

Reported by: Christine Winter
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Updated: 9/11/2012 12:08 am
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office has identified the man they say held his family hostage.

Investigators say 41-year-old Donald Dixon was arrested Monday night at his home on Johnson Road.

Deputies say it started just after 7:00pm when they were called about shots fired at the house.

Investigators say when they arrived, Dixon was holding his wife and two children hostage inside, refusing to come out.

Deputies say Dixon eventually released his wife, and later his children.

They were not hurt.

Investigators say Dixon surrendered and was arrested.

They believe that before deputies arrived, Dixon fired off a shotgun inside the home near the family.

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