Family Of UPS Driver Killed In Police Shootout With Hostage Takers Speaks Out | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/08/2019 12:22 AM

Frank Ordonez, a 27-year-old UPS driver, was killed on Thursday in a shootout between police and two robbers who hijacked his truck. His devastated mother spoke out to José Díaz-Balart and the family raised concerns over how police handled the situation.» Subscribe to NBC News:

These christmas decorations set up just days ago by their son. What should be a joyful time in this family home now marred by tears and tragedy. They killed my son. She says her son was 27 year-old, frank ordonez. The ups driver taken hostage during a police chase and killed in the crossfire with police and robbers in miami thursday. I spoke to frank's mother loose apolinario. Yesterday, my son wa ...
a good boy, a family man. How could they have killed him? Why didn't they give him? The opportunity, questions and concerns of the police handling, echoed by other members of the family, frank's sister, jenny taking to social media, sharing tribute videos of the father of twoalong with tough criticism of the police. Today i lost my brother because of the negligence and stupidity of the police. Instead of negotiating with a hostage situation, they just shot everyone our job and our mission. That day was to prevent further injuries, further casualties from occurring, and the worst case scenario happened, and now we have law-enforcement personnel and our communities are gon na have to carry this weight with them for the rest of their lives. It'S all devastating for frank's, mother and her family who faced their first christmas without their son.

He looked forward to christmas. He said mom we're all going to be together this time. My life is gone with him. Frank will belaid to rest on monday: hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.

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