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Chinese police shoot hostage taker

CHINA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Chinese police say they shot and killed a convicted criminal who took 50 elementary school students and a teacher hostage Tuesday morning.

They're now searching the school for any possible explosives.

Police say the suspect agreed to exchange the hostages for the deputy mayor of the town where it happened.

He was shot after pouring gas on the official.