Man holds wife hostage at gunpoint in NJ

September 29, 2010 3:09:24 AM PDT
Police have taken a man into custody in Englewood, New Jersey, ending a tense hostage situation.

Several blasts were heard before police, wearing gas masks, charged into a home where a man had been holding his wife hostage at gunpoint.

The standoff lasted for several hours.

Police told residents to stay in their homes, sending out a reverse 911 call to people in the neighborhood.

The hostage was taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

There is no word on her condition.