MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Dramatic video footage of a police chase that ended in a shootout has been released.
The incident nearly cost an officer his life.READ MORE: Miami GP To Join F1 Calendar From 2022 In 10-Year Deal
Police say 30-year-old Phillip Thomas Marsh led them on a high-speed chase across Volusia County after carjacking a woman at gunpoint.
When the vehicle finally came to a stop, Marsh got out and began firing at officers.READ MORE: Hollywood PD Investigating After Body Found In Burning Car
Deputies fired back, hitting Marsh several times.
Sergeant Thomas Dane was hit in the crossfire. He was then shielded by a fellow deputy.
Dane remained on his feet and was able to detain the suspect, who later died.MORE NEWS: FEMA-Funded Vaccine Sites To Resume Administering First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine With J&J Shot Paused
Sergeant Dane is expected to make a full recovery.