Posted May 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Miami Marlins catcher Brett Hayes found himself caught in a turnpike traffic jam after a gunman shot and wounded two South Florida law enforcement officers. And the gunman walked past Hayes' car. Hayes said he and his wife were en route to a birthday party during the Marlins' off day Thursday when a traffic snarl in Hollywood left them barely moving. Hayes then spotted a man with a handgun in the median walking toward them. ''The guy was walking by our car, and I made eye contact with him,'' Hayes said Friday. ''I looked away nonchalantly and told my wife, `Don't look at him,' because it looked like he was obviously up to no good. Later I found out he had already shot two police officers.'' An officer carrying a handgun and wearing a bulletproof vest soon passed Hayes' car in pursuit. A short time later, the gunman killed himself. Hayes said he didn't hear any gunshots and wasn't sure what had happened until he heard t...
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