Police rescue baby held hostage

COVINA, Ca. (WILX) -- A dramatic hours long standoff between a man holding his seven month old daughter at knife point and police has ended.

The 22-year-old suspect is dead and the baby is in police custody.

It started around three o'clock local time in Covina, California when the suspect barricaded himself inside his car with his daughter after he was pulled over.

Police say the suspect was armed with a knife and made threats to hurt himself.

The child's mother was also in the car, but was able to get out.

After nearly eight hours around 11:00 last night, police fired a smoke grenade and charged the suspects car.

He was shot and killed by police.

Right now the baby is said to be doing fine.