Friday, May 11, 2012

Gunman Kills Self, Causes Massive Traffic Jam

"HOLLYWOOD, FL — Two law enforcement officers from south Florida are recovering from gunshot wounds.

"The officers were hit Thursday night when a man on the Turnpike pulled out a gun and opened fire.

"Investigators said the gunman was walking in the median of the Turnpike in Broward County and shooting at passing cars.

"An immigrations and customs agent and a Key Biscayne police officer were wounded when they pulled up to the scene.

"The female police officer was hit in the neck, and had to be rushed to the hospital by another officer.

"The gunman later killed himself.

"Traffic on the Turnpike was at a standstill in both directions while officers searched the area for other suspects, but they didn't find any.

"Both officers are still in the hospital, but they are expected to survive.

"Neither the name of the immigration agent nor the gunman has been released."


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