UPS employee who died after his truck was hijacked identified

National News

MIRAMAR, Fla. (WIAT & CNN) The brother of a UPS driver killed Thursday in a shootout has identified him as Frank Ordonez.

The 27-year-old was shot to death after two suspects hijacked his truck. Authorities say the suspects had just robbed a South Florida jewelry store and took Ordonez hostage.

The suspects led police on a long chase through Miramar during 5 o’clock traffic which ended in a shootout that killed Ordonez, both suspects, and a bystander.

Ordonez was covering a route for a co-worker who had called in sick.
He leaves behind a 3-year-old son and a 6-year-old daughter.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.