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Police Fatally Shoot Alleged Hallandale Beach Car Burglar

A Hallandale Beach police officer fatally shot a man they say tried to flee from authorities while they were investigating reports of car burglaries.

Body camera footage of the deadly encounter was released by police Monday.

Police were called early Sunday after reports of car break-ins and found two men sitting in a car. The driver attempted to speed away and Major Sonia Quinones said the officer fired at least one round.

The driver, later identified as 27-year-old Michael Eugene Wilson, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Quinones said the officer feared for his life and the lives of others. The second suspect jumped out of the car, but was caught a few hours later after a manhunt involving several local police agencies.

The second suspect, 23-year-old Tyler L. Shuman, is facing homicide and burglary charges, authorities said.

The officer involved in the shooting is Corey Clark, who was hired in 2013, police said.

The Sun Sentinel reports the officer will be placed on administrative leave with pay while the investigation continues.

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