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So again the suspect in this case is dead at the little boy apparently -- but being checked out just as a precaution.
At a local hospital I want to bring in pastor Michael sand who is spent.
A frequent guest here throughout the ordeal and really has his hand numbered the pulse of this community.
What do what can you tell us what what are your thoughts at this point.
Well it's almost like a breath of a release I -- she would say that this thing has finally come to an -- We're not happy that there had to be another -- she -- of course lost minimize -- a tragic thing.
But extremely happy and thankful to god thankful for the authorities everyone he's had a part in getting this young child home safe.
That's the most important thing to get as little more bagged his family.
And I know you don't have direct contact with the boy's family that your friends with the pastor who does.
Knowing what you know about the family now but the boys being reunited it.
What do they need to at this point.
Well the right now emotionally -- they've got to be on the greatest how -- they've ever been on assume it would be kind of like a 4 year old Christmas morning.
But a whole lot better.
To be able to hear the news that their child is going be reunited with him.
But I know that for you know the next several weeks and months probably they'll still need a lot of glove a lot of comfort and a lot of friendship.
And I think what that when they actually get out of seclusion which is really what they have -- and trying to get through this ordeal.
They're gonna see that this whole nation has stood behind the image stood behind these them and I think it's going to be a great comfort them knowing that everyone's prayers have been for -- -- There reunited with their child sadly we can't say the same for the family of the Charles Poland junior that.
Bus driver who lost his life by all accounts trying to protect his children from that gunman who they came on board.
That tell me about what what you're hearing from the community that really has been an outpouring of of sentiment towards this bus driver and his family.
Well everywhere you go around the middle city area and you're gonna see -- -- rest in peace mr.
Charles Poland we attended his funeral yesterday it was.
Wonderful celebration of life -- rather than talking about his death from everything that we understand from people we know that was very good friends of him.
He was one of the cream of the crop -- -- you -- say want a great man that that love god love this family and loved those kids on the lesson when a person like this.
This -- -- -- a community sure there's a real loss.
Pastor Michael send thank you very much and -- glad that we can report some good -- news about this.
A little boy.
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