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May 06, 2007

Fla. teen shot in two-county police chase

Editor's Note -- In this and two other recent incidents, officers were confronted with dangerous teenagers, two 15-year-olds and two 16-year-olds. These incidents serve as reminders that teenagers can—and in instances like these, do—pose a serious threat to police and innocent civilians. Young does not mean “harmless.” Keep your tactical awareness high, regardless of who you’re dealing with, and never let your guard down.

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By Tonya Alanez
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — The Pontiac closely resembled a stolen car. The driver led Fort Lauderdale police on a high-speed, two-county chase along Interstate 95 Friday night. During a "violent struggle," an officer's gun was fired, critically wounding the 15-year-old driver.

Full story: Fla. teen shot in two-county police chase

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