Hostage Situation Paralyzes Downtown Pittsburgh

(Photo Credit: KDKA Producer Gwen Buchanan)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA Producer Gwen Buchanan)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Mike Regan)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Mike Regan)
(Photo Courtesy: KDKA Viewer Amanda Taylor)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Courtesy: KDKA Viewer Amanda Taylor)
(Photo Courtesy: KDKA Viewer Amanda Taylor)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Courtesy: KDKA Viewer Amanda Taylor)
(Photo Courtesy: KDKA Viewer Amanda Taylor)
Gateway Center Hostage Situation
A lengthy hostage situation shut down the Gateway Center plaza in Downtown Pittsburgh for several hours on Sept. 21, 2012. By the end, 22-year-old Klein Michael Thaxton was taken into police custody and the hostage, Charlie Breitsman, was reunited safely with his loved ones.
(Photo Courtesy: KDKA Viewer Amanda Taylor)
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