Daylong Va. post office standoff ends peacefully

A suspect in a wheelchair surrenders to a police robot after holding hostages at a post office in Wytheville, Va., Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

December 23, 2009 9:01:32 PM PST
A daylong standoff at a small-town Virginia post office ended peacefully with three hostages being released and a suspect who came out of the building in a wheelchair in custody, police said late Wednesday.