Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection during rush hour, a law enforcement official said.
Both robbers were shot and killed, and the fourth victim was in a nearby vehicle when shots rang out at a crowded intersection in Miramar, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of where the incident began, according to an official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the information had not yet been announced publicly.
Television news helicopters showed first responders tending to at least one person who fell out of the UPS truck, moments after several shots were fired when the chase ended.
In Coral Gables, where the incident began, police said a jewelry store worker was also injured but could not say if she had been shot. There was no immediate update on her condition.
It all began shortly after 4 p.m., when police in Coral Gables received a silent alarm at the Regent Jewelers store in the city’s Miracle Mile area. Coral Gables Police Chief Ed Hudak said during a news conference that two suspects were at the store and that shots were being fired when police arrived.
The suspects fled in a truck, then carjacked the UPS delivery truck and its driver not long afterward to start the chase into the southern portion of Broward County, running red lights and narrowly avoiding some crashes along the way.
The UPS truck finally stopped in one of the middle lanes of a busy roadway, caught behind a wall of other vehicles waiting for a red light to turn green.
Television footage showed several officers on foot, some with guns drawn, approaching the truck once it stopped from the rear and the driver’s side.
News helicopters were following the chase and at least one showed the conclusion live, with one person falling out of the vehicle’s passenger side after several shots were fired. It was unclear if the shots were fired from inside the truck, from law enforcement who were moving in or some combination thereof.
“This is what dangerous people do to get away,” Hudak said. “And this is what people will do to avoid capture.”
A bullet hit a window at Coral Gables’ City Hall, which was locked down, Hudak said. No one inside City Hall was believed to be injured, Hudak said.
Hudak said officers responded within 90 seconds, including one officer on foot who was involved in a nearby traffic stop. It was not immediately clear if anything from the jewelry store was taken, Hudak said.
Hours after the chase ended, medical gauze, wrappers and other debris remained strewn across the Miramar roadway’s middle lane, next to the truck which still had its right rear door open. Traffic remained snarled, and it was not clear how long it would take investigators to clear the scene.
UPS spokesman David Graves said they are staying in touch with authorities. He didn’t share any information about the driver.
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If police can't do their fucking jobs without endangering civilians in the process then they shouldn't have that fucking job. Cowards, pathetic cowards. Two innocent people SHOT and KILLED by police when all that was at stake was some stolen shit? If anything the most valuable thing in that truck was the DRIVER who the police FUCKING KILLED in their ineptitude. String them up.
Act Of Vengeance (1 month ago)
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ GTA Cops AI
Just Someguy (1 month ago)
I can't believe the chief would even let these people come back to work after this nonsense.
Just Someguy (1 month ago)
Fire every single one of these trigger happy cops. This is not how you contain and detain.
Just Someguy (1 month ago)
Yeah, fuck the police. This is absolute bullshit.
Bazzralic (1 month ago)
The new Bad Boys movie is looking Great!
Aerostar93 (1 month ago)
https://youtu.be/X0zFA8slt9U video of Richard shot
Aerostar93 (1 month ago)
Does anyone see the Lincoln the guy got shot up in?1
dropdeadalina (1 month ago)
Watch it on Liveleak. You can see the UPS driver fall out of the passenger's side after he gets shot :(
J P (1 month ago)
Straight up executed the driver !!!! Stupid ass cops ! It didnt have to go this way !!!
a saint i ain't (1 month ago)
criminals in uniform. "serve and protect" my ass
clifton moore (1 month ago)
Why would 100 Police shoot at a MOVING TRUCK WITH A HOSTAGE INSIDE AND TRAFFIC ALL AROUND THEM??????😁 THESE POLICE ARE SO UNSKILLFUL. POLICE THINK SHOOTING THERE GUNS WILL SOLVE ALL THE PROBLEMS IF THE WORLD. lol. That's whiteboys for ya😁
Vigil774L (1 month ago)
Punk ass cops forgot about all there training..cross fire HELLO dumb asses..too bad the ups driver didn't try to jump out before this horrible shit happen... I'm sorry again and my condolences to their familias🙏for the ups driver and the innocent man in the car hope they get justice for them...
steve A (2 months ago)
That is the most brutal policing I've ever seen . You ever hear of GPS. There's no way that truck didnt have it . How about you let them go and track them to a safer take down location . Maybe the ups driver dies anyways, but to do a take down in rush hour traffic knowing they're violent offenders is insane . I'm surprised more civilians didnt die . BANG !! Freeze drop your gun . Oops!
Konstantin Varnakov (2 months ago)
Everyone wants a paid vacation)))
Chris Gentry (2 months ago)
Blame the 2 hoods who jacked the truck. Oh wait thats racist.... fuck all of you
OC (2 months ago)
Arm up people this is why they are taking guns away, so we cant protect ourselves. Automatic rifles need to be in the hands of vigilant Americans.
Alexander Schmall (2 months ago)
Why is all the important stuff blurred out?
JJzozo OCEguera666 (2 months ago)
He ho ha hihehaa
Jons Jay Digravio (2 months ago)
Wild wild east just rediculously insane the police open fire in traffic like that with Innocent civilians in there cars , just bullets ricocheting off the cars could kill people these police need to be held liable and maybe go to jail.
Jeff W (2 months ago)
Anyone have a link to the unedited version of this video?
Hvy Duty (2 months ago)
So you rush in and kill everyone.......what happened to swat teams and negotiators
Lanksta's Fitness & Advice (2 months ago)
When a gunman is holding a hostage and shoots at police the police in a sane society would take cover and deescalate the situation. The fact that the cops approached the stopped truck in the first place at a crowded intersection when they new the armed culprits had a hostage and weapons is the problem. Follow the ups truck til it runs out of gas if you have to and whatever you do don’t pull the trigger when you know innocent lives are in the line of fire. Police have an obligation not to put innocent lives at risk while they carry out their duties. All of these officers that got out of their cars wholly failed to do their jobs. This was a terrible spot to end the chase. A crowded parking lot may be worse but it’s hard to choose a stupider spot than this. If the bullets in the civilians are police, the officers should be charged.
Naval Gunner (2 months ago)
That’s just what happens when your order same day at 11:59 PM
Foufouvideos (2 months ago)
Hundred Percent Steve (2 months ago)
Looks like the police have some explaining to do.
Lance Lee (2 months ago)
Cherie McKinney (2 months ago)
I hate cops. The items on this truck were not worth any of those lives
Dave richardson (2 months ago)
Rat cops murdered that ups driver,they need to be held accountable,lousey bastards
skeet25s (2 months ago)
So many armchair cops commenting here, criticizing the police response. People are stuck in fabricated Hollywood land.
SRSOBE (2 months ago)
FLORIDA COPS = SERIAL KILLERS! PROTECT AND SERVICE MYYYYY DIIIIICK!
eblood1 (2 months ago)
not even in GTA cops will kill an innocent person only in real life...
Redskins 11 (2 months ago)
I blame the police! Don’t give up your guns! Don’t give up your rights!!
Pratik Smith (2 months ago)
Some police lovers as blind as terrorists! No matter what police do, they would always defend em with any extent.
oldskoolraver1974 (2 months ago)
African Americans gonna African American 🤣
Jxshva G (2 months ago)
of fucking course its blurred out
Zero Tolerance (2 months ago)
We have two suspects that robbed a jewelry store and are fleeing in a stolen truck w a hostage. Chief, how would you like us to proceed?
Kill em all, let God sort em out!!!???
Garth Stewart (2 months ago)
American police are there for a pension and a thrill; they will use you as a human shield and have a the nerve to call it “protection.”
TV Streaming News (2 months ago)
American police are the worst on the planet. Absolute worst.
Bob Ross (2 months ago)
Just sad. Why do we let these poorly trained officers get away with anything they want. They endangered random civilians, and murdered multiple innocent people. Fucking disgusting.
John P (2 months ago)
Worthless fucks. I hope they rot in hell.
THE BALL (2 months ago)
Was this the filming to Bad Boys 3?
J Ge (2 months ago)
Fuck you all the cops involved here you guys are stupid quit your fucking job
Dani H (2 months ago)
Why does all the dumbest shit always happen in Florida? 🤦🏻♀️. Unbelievable
Eggbert08 (2 months ago)
As an American I am just numb to shootings anymore. I conceal carry bc I never know wtf is going to happen!!
MrBucksfan7 (2 months ago)
Bootlickers: “Oh yeah a couple hundred bucks in stolen merchandise is totally worth killing two innocent bystanders.”
Ecoboost Deesnuts (2 months ago)
Stupid pigs I’m just made they didn’t get a few pigs cops escalated the whole thang
Human 101 (2 months ago)
All you morons thinking the cops weren't mostly responsible have very low i.q's
Carlos Smith (2 months ago)
Man Miami cops are freaking retarded
Dingle Stingle (2 months ago)
So glad we train out military correctly. Cops should be college educated and have to spend 1 year in training. Not some guy who almost flunked out of high school. They even have women cops! What is this country coming to?
yourfast07 (2 months ago)
So they helped the ups driver by killing him ? Terrible job.
Alan Rios (2 months ago)
Y do u censor the body's?
Roads To Liberty Podcast (2 months ago)
What do ISIS and the police have in common? They both hide behind civilians
Small flopper (2 months ago)
Regular Florida here, my home always like this
child der ras (2 months ago)
Mission failed your team killed the hostage
Shooter Trav (2 months ago)
a video with a look inside of the bloody ups truck is on my page
Vladpryde (2 months ago)
So the word "Shield" is the new buzz word for stupid morons who don't know how firefights work and can't understand the concept of taking any available cover you can get when the bullets are flying at you from violent felons. Okay then.
Bobby Seal (2 months ago)
Fed ex and ups need to come together after this and call it fed up
Flying Banana (2 months ago)
There was no reason to engage the suspects in the that kind of environment with so many innocent lives at risk. The suspects were already surrounded and trapped. Even in a war zone, military personnel’s don’t even engage hostiles in an environment filled with innocent people. What a shit of a show.
Flying Banana (2 months ago)
Popeye Doyle how are you going to ask me a dumb question like that and don’t know who I am? Shows how stupid you are. Hope your children don’t grow up to be as dumb as you. Also, I don’t play COD. I’m not you. Lmao
Borders Make a Nation (2 months ago)
You engage many active shooters? Imbecile. Keep playing COD and let the adults do the hard work.
Brian Rollins (2 months ago)
Live by die by the mail
NovaBadger (2 months ago)
It's very sad to see innocent civilians be shot with guns they paid for by the people who's salary they pay to protect them.
The Hammer And Tickle (2 months ago)
"Using civilian vehicle with occupants in it for cover"
Yeah well you aren't going to stand in the open during a fire fight.
People please, I disagree with the cops on this one but bring up valid complaints.
MrBucksfan7 (2 months ago)
This is horrendous police work and every cop in that shooting should be fired and thrown in jail. That’s ridiculous.
M F (2 months ago)
WTF is wrong with this pigs
Charles Yates (2 months ago)
This was handled as poorly as s it could possibly could be . Cops with castopo additude thst just want to murder anyone they can . I think all cops involved should be arrested and charged with 4 counts of murder and public indangerment .
Ajax Wargod (2 months ago)
Goes to show cops are not their to protect you.They protect there necks and serve you bullets,billyclubs,mace, rubber bullets, tasers,boots and fists dog bites and tickets.After pumping you full of lead they can handcuff you cause Lord forbid you resist their complete and utter authority.Pigs have no reguard for your life comprenday.
Elvis Moreno (2 months ago)
Wow love how these damn cops use civilians cars as shields
MovieStar V (2 months ago)
Since cops “know the law” they should be sent to jail, if & only they kill an innocent person
Matthew Poole (2 months ago)
Robert Reed (2 months ago)
Notice how nobody's talking about this in the news if it were anybody other than the cops that did the shooting it would b all over the news everyday.
Janie Marquardt (2 months ago)
That is where I live and I was there to experience it it was scary :/
Account One (2 months ago)
Miss Obvious (2 months ago)
I see now how the cop haters and left wing would rather blame the police instead of blaming the 2 feral blacks who started the entire chain of events. Black crime is out of control..but somehow it's the fault of the police. Bassackwards logic.
khmer lit (2 months ago)
I hate when the police always trying handcuff the dead suspects when they dead all ready
dontlie (2 months ago)
i usually hate when pple just bash officers without knowing the full story. But, this case was a mess...the truck has a GPS tracker on the truck and a helicopter. But then other question arise, what if they did let them go and try to catch them later. Would the hostage been killed? or the criminals crashing and killing others? either way, police will always be at fault matter what. But, hey thats life...prayers to the victims.
Mabooze (2 months ago)
If I was a father of the UPS truck driver who was kidnaped by Criminals on his first day of work and his first route...I would sue The Police Department .... The Government OF United states and The PRESIDENT himself ... for an act of terror .... for misuse of police force... that should serve and protect us as American Citizens.... not KILL us.... this was an act of terror by Agents OF LAW ENFORCMENT PERSONEL.....They are the terrorist....( not ARABS ...NOT 3rd country nations).... We as American Citizens have a Terrorist In UNIFORM that states " TO PROTECT AND SERVE".....I will follow this incident.... I wana know if WE as American CITIZENS have a right to die or to live... or our life is justified by STUPID WITH NO EDUCATION ( police academy) LAW ENFORCMENT AGENTS....THE POLICE....All of the UPS trucks have a GPS device that can be traced to the MOON and behind....they should let it go and trace the UPS truck by its own GPS divice .......If you want a " gun control" take the guns from the hands of Law Enforcement officials ....THIS IS AN ACT OF TERROR!!!!!!!!! BY OUR OWN COUNTRY!!!!! THIS IS UNSPECKABLE!!!!!!
BurnWithThePigs (2 months ago)
I’ve got a great idea. Let’s rob something. And then hijack the slowest and stands out the most vehicle.
azz6594 (2 months ago)
My condolences the families of the 2 men rip🙏
Kevin Lieu (2 months ago)
Miami Police Logic: If he's brown, gun 'em down.
Team America (2 months ago)
FUCK THE POLICE , DIAL 911 and DIE!
Chehov Andrey (2 months ago)
It was execution !
Christopher Sheridan (2 months ago)
I bet the bastards get paid leave too. If our lives don't matter, then why do "Blue Lives Matter"?
Wotanami ! (2 months ago)
wow are they recruiting people straight out of the call of duty major league gaming tournaments or something
brandon blumberg (2 months ago)
These cops are senseless pigs. Always have an excuse for there actions. Get out guns blazing! This UPS driver wasn’t ever given a chance or thought nor was the the other 70 year old man. These cops are murderers. Plain and simple.
Lizzy Chan (2 months ago)
Of all the places the cops could of picked to confront the hijacked UPS truck, they wait till the truck is stuck in the middle of a bunch of civilians!! And the cops don't even wait to get the civilians in the cars to safety first!! Cops shoot first, sort out the dead second.
xLOVExGODx (2 months ago)
The fuck is this censorship bullshit!?
Richard Labarca (2 months ago)
It’s funny how all civilians feel that they would have known how to handle this situation differently..
Stop watching all the movies, tv shows and shooting games..
You are in real life in a shooting situation your heart will be racing, palms will be sweating and your mind and body kick into survival mode.
It’s sad the two innocent people died. But just think about all the people around and only 2 casualties of innocent civilians.
Hiding behind cars anybody who’s tryna make it home would do the same.
If you’ve never been in a shoot out keep your opinions to yourself...
Why don’t you talk about the civilians eating shit in their car recording to get likes and views.
Instead of safely exiting out of their vehicle and seeking cover behind the car or by the engine block?..
Cops take an oath to protect and serve.
But their department tells them everyday when they punch in and go out into the field.
“It’s your responsibility to make it home to your family.”
Mr matt (2 months ago)
Every cop that shot needs to be charged with murder
thenumbern9 (2 months ago)
And the government wants to militarize this morons.
Waffle Wagon (2 months ago)
Thank goodness they had a 90 second response time to go and kill 2 innocent people and use civilians as human shields. This is what dangerous people do
404 Error Not Found (2 months ago)
This is a mass shooting, but conducted by our government....
MAbonilla123 (2 months ago)
Police EXECUTED the UPS driver and the 70 year old man, plus put at risk all drivers in their vehicles while using them as shields to protect their ass. Everything was done incorrectly from the police officer’s side. Sadly, two families are not gonna have a happy holidays thanks to the officers who were suppose to protect them NOT EXECUTE them, specially the UPS driver who was being held as a hostage, he was suppose to be PROTECTED AT ALL COST...My condolences go to those families. This seems like the Old West, SO SORRY FOR THE FAMILIES AND FRIENDS WHO HAVE TO STAY IN THIS EARTH TO WATCH HOW THE POLICE EXCUSE THEMSELF AND FIND THEY DIDNT DO ANY WRONG:(
Eric Robbins (2 months ago)
Turn in your weapons! Call us, and we will protect you....Hmmmm, no thanks...
RealDrivingSim Gaming (2 months ago)
Seeing all those drivers panic. All those cops should be fired and jailed. What a dumb
Place to try and stop the hijacking.
dawid peru (2 months ago)
W tej konkretnej sytuacji policja mogła chyba lepiej się zachować,
a nie strzelać z takim natężeniem,zabijając dwie niewinne osoby.
Żadnej taktyki,i przemyślenia,
Ensoink Tattooing (2 months ago)
Lol RIP if I was ever held hostage. Glad to know I’ll be in great hands... smh
R4829 (2 months ago)
It's real easy for you arm chair warriors to criticize the police when you have never been put in a situation like this. Let me see you get shot at and not return fire. The criminals created this problem, not the police! You people are part of the problem in this country. You're the same type of people who spit on the military but wouldn't risk your life to save anyone else. You are cowards hiding behind a computer screen.
Al Rino (2 months ago)
Never mess with Santa's helpers. It will be bad for you.
Miguel C (2 months ago)
Since when are innocent lives worth an arrest? Using civilian packed cars for cover, unloading all their weapons at a long distance ?? SMFH
vikings844 (2 months ago)
Police will hire anybody these days! Let's just aimlessly turn a UPS truck into swiss cheese with innocent civilians around! Wow!!! Ridiculous