The SF Bay Bridge Is At A Standstill After A Man In An SUV Claimed To Have Explosives

Update: The man has been taken into custody. Traffic remains at a standsill.


Developing situation…

According to the San Jose Mercury News, a gunman on the SF Bay Bridge has the bridge at a standstill  and he claims to have an explosive.

According to SF Examiner, he has his daughter hostage, and is furious about his wife’s infidelity.

The heavy-set man, who brought his daughter with him, phoned a suicidal threat into the KCBS radio station traffic tip line Thursday morning. He said he was in a car with a gun and explosives and planned to cause problems on a Bay Area bridge, the radio station said.

Here’s an aerial pic of the situation via Sky1Ron

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Photo: Sky1Ron

Here’s a shot from the bridge:

Bay Bridge YFrog

Update: A LIVE feed can be seen here.

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