4 dead after US jewelry heist leads to carjacking, chase, shootout

4 dead after US jewelry heist leads to carjacking, chase, shootoutTwo armed jewelry thieves trying to escape the scene of their heist on Thursday hijacked a delivery truck, took its driver hostage, then led police on a high-speed chase that ended in a deadly shootout, authorities in the US state of Florida said. Four people were killed in the gunbattle on a busy street — the two suspects, the driver of the United Parcel Service truck, and a bystander, FBI agent George Piro said. The events began as two armed suspects robbed a jewelry store in Coral Gables, near Miami, late Thursday afternoon, Piro said.



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