Man Killed After Taking Family Members Hostage: SBI

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. -- One man is dead after a hostage situation early Tuesday morning in Mount Airy. 
 
The State Bureau of Investigation says Mikle Dixon took two family members hostage inside a home on Edward's Drive for several hours. 
 
The Surry County Sheriff's Office tried to negotiate with him but didn't have any success. 
 
Once someone saw Dixon hold a hostage at knifepoint, SBI agents went inside the home and shot Dixon. 
 
Both hostages were safely rescued from inside.
 

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