Transcript for Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by police after allegedly leading them on wild chase
We want to turn to Florida. A wild police chase involving a suspected bank robber and carjacker which ended in a hail of bullets in the Miami river. The dramatic standoff was all captured on camera. ABC's erielle reshef joins us with the story. Good morning, Jon and pail la. It started when Miami police tried to serve an arrest warrant for an armed robbery. The gun wielding suspect took off leading officers on a dangerous two-hour pursuit during the height of the morning commute. An armed suspect dodging police and driving like a madman through the streets of Miami in this stolen BMW. Advised he would not be taken alive. Reporter: Officers hot on his trail. Be advised the subject is armed. He also advised he will shoot the police. Reporter: Ernesto Padron bails from the car. He holes a gun to her head before she manages to escape. I just see a guy in my window with a gun in my window and trying to open my door telling me get out, get out. Get the Out of the car or I'll shoot you. Reporter: The 52-year-old assailant mows through lanes of rush hour traffic. All units advised to put on their protective gear, helmet, shields whatever else. Reporter: Padron ditches the mazda, runs under a bridge and dives into the Miami river bobbing in the water like a buoy. A tense hour-long standoff as he's surrounded by tactical teams in boats on the dock and in the air. Again, all units advised to watch out for cross fire. Reporter: Negotiations fail and nine officers eventually fired the fatal shots. Padron had a lengthy criminal history. He spent 23 years behind bars for crimes ranging from robbery to grand theft. Police are not releasing the details of what promised them to open fire. But thankfully, guys, no one else was hurt. It's a miracle when you watch the video. Time for weather with rob
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