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September 21, 2012
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Klein Michael Thaxton, center, is lead into Pittsburgh Police headquarters after being apprehended without incident at Three Gateway Center in Pittsburgh, Friday Sept. 21, 2012. Thaxton held a businessman hostage inside the office building for more than five hours Friday, posting Facebook updates during the standoff, and surrendered to authorities without incident, police said.

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Klein Michael Thaxton, left, is lead into Pittsburgh Police headquarters after being apprehended without incident at Three Gateway Center in Pittsburgh, Friday Sept. 21, 2012. Thaxton held a businessman hostage inside the office building for more than five hours Friday, posting Facebook updates during the standoff, and surrendered to authorities without incident, police said.

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Hostage victim Charles Breitsman, 58, of Ligonier, Pa., walks into Pittsburgh police headquarters to be questioned after being released by Klein Michael Thaxton Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Thaxton held Breitsman hostage inside the office building for more than five hours Friday, posting Facebook updates during the standoff, and surrendered to authorities without incident, police said.

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Ronda Thaxton, the mother of Klein Michael Thaxton is escorted by Pittsburgh Police Officer Ray Kain to the command center during the standoff atThree Gateway Center, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Klein Michael Thaxton, 22, held a businessman hostage inside the office building for more than five hours Friday, posting Facebook updates during the standoff, and surrendered to authorities without incident, police said.

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Pittsburgh police take Klein Michael Thaxton into custody after he held a businessman hostage at gunpoint inside a downtown Pittsburgh office building for more than five hours Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Thaxton, 22, posted Facebook updates during the standoff, then surrendered to authorities without incident, police said. The man he took hostage was unhurt.

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Pittsburgh police and SWAT members escort a suspect, center right, from a hostage-taking on the 16th floor at Three Gateway Center to a police van on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Klein Michael Thaxton, 22, surrendered just before 2 p.m., and the man he took hostage was unhurt, Police Chief Nathan Harper said.

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Pittsburgh police and SWAT members escort a suspect, center left, from a hostage-taking on the 16th floor at Three Gateway Center to a police van on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Klein Michael Thaxton, 22, surrendered just before 2 p.m., and the man he took hostage was unhurt, Police Chief Nathan Harper said.

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Pittsburgh police and SWAT members escort a suspect, center right, from a hostage-taking on the 16th floor at Three Gateway Center to a police van on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Klein Michael Thaxton, 22, surrendered just before 2 p.m., and the man he took hostage was unhurt, Police Chief Nathan Harper said.

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Pittsburgh police and SWAT members escort a suspect from a hostage-taking on the 16th floor at Three Gateway Center to a police van on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Klein Michael Thaxton, 22, surrendered just before 2 p.m., and the man he took hostage was unhurt, Police Chief Nathan Harper said.

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Pittsburgh police place a suspect from a hostage-taking on the 16th floor at Three Gateway Center into a police van on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Klein Michael Thaxton, 22, surrendered just before 2 p.m., and the man he took hostage was unhurt, Police Chief Nathan Harper said.