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US Family of commuter killed in police shootout demands accountability

03:55  14 december  2019
03:55  14 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

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a car driving on a stage: Police from Miramar Police Department and Miami-Dade Police Department work the scene at the intersection of Miramar Parkway and Flamingo Road Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 after a jewelry store in Coral Gables was robbed, the suspects hijacked a UPS truck and its driver and led police on a chase all the way to Miramar. The chase came to an end with a shootout on a traffic packed stretch of Miramar Parkway.© Amy Beth Bennett/Sun Sentinel/TNS Police from Miramar Police Department and Miami-Dade Police Department work the scene at the intersection of Miramar Parkway and Flamingo Road Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 after a jewelry store in Coral Gables was robbed, the suspects hijacked a UPS truck and its driver and led police on a chase all the way to Miramar. The chase came to an end with a shootout on a traffic packed stretch of Miramar Parkway.

Richard Cutshaw was a commuter who was shot dead on Dec. 5 during a shootout in Miramar between two robbers and scores of police officers. In addition to Cutshaw, the fierce gunfight in a traffic-packed street also killed a UPS driver who had been taken hostage and two jewelry store robbers who had led police on a wild chase from Coral Gables to Miramar. Police haven’t said whose bullets killed the four.

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“We need to make sure this incident is not overlooked or swept under the rug,” said Adrian Mendiondo, the attorney representing Cutshaw’s family, in a statement. “It is a miracle that only two innocent persons were killed, and we have promised Richard’s family that we will do everything in our power to hold those responsible accountable.”

a truck driving down a street next to a car: The UPS truck involved in a hijacking, two-county police chase and shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, is towed on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, from Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.© Amy Beth Bennett/Sun Sentinel/TNS The UPS truck involved in a hijacking, two-county police chase and shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, is towed on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, from Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.

Cutshaw’s family also released a statement that warmly remembered him. “What happened to Richard is a tragedy that no other family should have to bear,” they said. “He was sitting in his car on his way from a job he loved, when the intersection around him erupted into a warzone. We cannot make sense of what happened to him; it’s unfathomable.”

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a person in a yellow car parked in a parking lot: The investigation continues on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, into the shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, UPS truck hijacking and two-county police chase ended on Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.© Amy Beth Bennett/Sun Sentinel/TNS The investigation continues on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, into the shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, UPS truck hijacking and two-county police chase ended on Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.

“Rick was a beloved son, brother, uncle, godfather and friend.”

On Thursday, the prosecutors’ office in charge of reviewing the findings of law enforcement’s investigation about what happened shifted to Broward at the request of the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. Officials would not say why the change was made. In most cases of police-related deaths, law enforcement investigates the case and presents its findings to the state attorney’s office. Then prosecutors determine if any further investigation is needed and present the findings to a grand jury to decide if an indictment should be issued.

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a close up of a train: The investigation continues on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, into the shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, UPS truck hijacking and two-county police chase ended on Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.© Amy Beth Bennett/Sun Sentinel/TNS The investigation continues on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, into the shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, UPS truck hijacking and two-county police chase ended on Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.

Last week’s robbery began when a robber posing as a postal employee was buzzed into a jewelry store in Coral Gables and began shooting. A ricocheted bullet injured a woman.

a person standing in a parking lot: The investigation continues on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, into the shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, UPS truck hijacking and two-county police chase ended on Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.© Amy Beth Bennett/Sun Sentinel/TNS The investigation continues on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, into the shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, UPS truck hijacking and two-county police chase ended on Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.

As the robbers, Lamar Alexander and Ronnie Jerome Hill, fled from the business, they carjacked a UPS truck and kidnapped the driver, Frank Ordonez. That led to a police chase that ended in Miramar, where the robbers became ensnarled in traffic and exchanged gunfire with the police.

At least 18 officers from four agencies fired their guns.

Cutshaw worked for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union in Florida and was a field representative for the Government Supervisors Association of Florida.

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“His work wasn’t done; at age 70 he still hadn’t retired,” his family said in a statement Friday. “Sadly, we will no longer see his smile, hear his laughter, roll our eyes at his jokes, or see the playfulness that he always displayed. Our hearts are broken not only for our family but for that of Frank Ordonez as well.”

a police car parked in a parking lot: The investigation continues on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, into the shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, UPS truck hijacking and two-county police chase ended on Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.© Amy Beth Bennett/Sun Sentinel/TNS The investigation continues on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, into the shootout that left four dead after a Coral Gables jewelry store robbery, UPS truck hijacking and two-county police chase ended on Miramar Parkway just east of Flamingo Road.

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Memorial Service Held For Innocent Bystander Richard Cutshaw Killed In Miramar Shootout .
The family of 70-year-old Richard Cutshaw said they are still trying to wrap their heads around his untimely death. © Provided by CBS Miami“We know that it happened but we still can’t believe it,” said his brother Tom Cutshaw. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); A celebration of Cutshaw’s life was held at the Scarano Pines Memorial Chapel in Hollywood Wednesday afternoon.

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