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Fla. Officers Injured In Turnpike Shootout

May 11, 2012  | 

Surveillance images of David Edwin Bradley's barber shop robbery. Photos: FBI
Surveillance images of David Edwin Bradley's barber shop robbery. Photos: FBI

A robbery suspect carjacked two vehicles, shot two law enforcement officers on the Florida Turnpike late Thursday, and then committed suicide.

Among the wounded officers is Key Biscayne Police Officer Nelia Real, a 16-year veteran.

David Edwin Bradley's crime spree began at 2:20 p.m. Thursday, when carjacked a vehicle in Northwest Miami-Dade. Bradley, 23, then drove to Maxim Cuts barber shop in Pembroke Pines, where he demanded the shop's money and customer wallets.

As he left the shop with about $350, a security guard chased him down the street, where he fired his weapon and carjacked an Infiniti G35. Bradley attempted to flee on the Turnpike and crashed near Hollywood.

Officer Real was driving home after finishing a shift and stopped at the crash to help. Officer Real was shot in the face while she sat in the driver's seat of her marked unit. Broward Sheriff's Office deputy Osvaldo Petitfrere rushed Officer Real to the hospital, where she is in stable condition.

Bradley also shot Gabriel Martinez, an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agent who responded to the crash, in the arm. BSO deputy Enid Conley, 23, was also injured when she was involved in an accident on I-95 and Sheridan Street while responding to the scene.

Sources: Bradenton Herald, CBS News, FBI, and Miami Herald

By Paul Clinton


Critically Injured Fla. Cop Fights for Her Life

Tags: Assaults on Officers, Florida, Broward (Fla.) Sheriff's Office

Comments (11)

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Lyn Emfinger @ 5/11/2012 6:15 PM

My Prayers are with all 3 officers! As for the perp, At least we won't have to Stall-Feed him for the rest of his life!

Morning Eagle @ 5/11/2012 8:26 PM

Hopefully all three officers will recover completely and rapidly. As for the POS that shot two of them and caused the situation the other officer was responding to when she crashed and broke her leg, the whole country is better off without him. Good rid riddance!

Capt David LA Co Ret @ 5/12/2012 10:27 AM

There should be a way to revive this guy about a 100 times and keep letting him shoot himself with the power to remember what he did and how much pain it will cause what little brain matter he has..

JC @ 5/12/2012 4:21 PM

TNB! )Typical Negroid Behavior)

Me @ 5/12/2012 8:20 PM

Ya know, this is a little bit off topic, but I am so sick of calling these people suspcets. There's absolutely no doubt about it. He was a thieving, murderous POS and, frankly, I'm glad he's dead.
My thoughts and prayers are with the good people who were trying to do good when this POS shot them.

LONEWOLF @ 5/13/2012 3:08 AM



Walter Lee @ 5/13/2012 6:38 AM

This criminal makes a strong case for abortion rights.

Killuminati @ 5/13/2012 11:20 AM

He was shot and killed by the cops...He didnt kill himself. Fuck these pigs anyway. Kill em all.

Jessica monday @ 5/13/2012 6:11 PM

Hey Killuminati!!
You are scum but the good news is he is dead!!!

TripWire @ 5/14/2012 10:07 PM

He did the world a favor... no one is gonna miss him but his momma and she has to. When he killed himself he left the world a better place, nothing but a drain on society anyway, maybe his welfare checks can go to someone who isn't such a POS.

Fed Cop @ 5/15/2012 7:06 AM

Come on guys, just ask his family, they'll tell you the truth. He started going back to church, he was thinking about getting his GED (starting at the 5th grade), he was a good father to his 15 kids and his 15 "Baby's mommas", "He was turning his life around, da pooo-lice just messed wif him"

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