COCONUT CREEK (CBSMiami) – A pistillate who Coconut Creek constabulary said was driving a stolen car was killed, her rider was taken into custody, aft an officer-involved shooting Monday night.
According to police, an serviceman spotted the car, which had been reported arsenic stolen retired of Parkland, traveling westbound connected Hillsboro Boulevard. The conveyance stopped successful the parking batch of a analyzable that contained respective businesses successful the 4400 artifact of West Hillsboro Boulevard.
Police person not said what led to the shooting but did corroborate the pistillate was killed.
“I unrecorded connected the adjacent thoroughfare implicit and astir 8:30 p.m. we heard a clump of shots fired. My lad goes ‘those are firecrackers’ and I spell ‘no, those are gunshots’,” said Phil Simone.
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Two officers were wounded arsenic a effect of the incidental and taken to the hospital. A 3rd serviceman was besides taken to the infirmary for an unrelated aesculapian condition.
A constabulary K9 was besides wounded and was taken to a section carnal hospital.
All of the officers and K9 are expected to beryllium okay.
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Per the constabulary department’s policy, the 2 officers who fired their weapons person been placed connected administrative permission portion the Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigates the shooting.