Originally posted on The Firewall:
…at least 23 officers from the Miami, Miami-Dade and Hileah police departments converged on the car, they exchanged gunfire with the people in the car. Both Montesano and Valdes were killed, according to sources.
“It was out of control,” said one man who lives in the neighborhood. “There’s more shots, (police yelling) ‘Get out of this area, get out of this area’.”
During the shooting, two Miami-Dade officers were hit in their arms. A Hialeah officer was injured, possibly by shattering glass, according to Patterson.