Witnesses are talking about the final minutes before police opened fire on a man suspected of stealing a car.
Police shot the man in the French Oaks apartment complex in the 1000 block of Katie Avenue near Maryland Parkway and Twain Avenue. It's about two miles from where they first tried to pull him over around 2 a.m.
Several people were getting ready to go to sleep at nearby Molasky Family Park when it all unfolded.
They say what they heard was scary, but they also say they believe it was justified.
"The tires were squealing, he was going so fast," said Ricky, who asked 8 News NOW not to use his last name.
Screeching tires were followed by police sirens.
"The guy jumped out the car. He jumped out the car while it was still rolling," Ricky said.
Witnesses, just yards away in the park, saw the man jump from his moving car and try to hide in the apartment complex just ahead of the police... Read More