Police dash cam,May 29/08:BOYNTON BEACH, Florida: The chase started around 10:00 p.m. Thursday.
An 81-year-old woman was carjacked at knifepoint as she returned to her car after a swim in her clubhouse pool. She was not injured.
As police respond to the scene, they spot the victim's stolen white Chevy Camaro heading eastbound on Boynton Beach Boulevard.
With lights and sirens blaring, officers try to stop the car.
But the Camaro, driven by 18-year-old Kyshaud Cox with 18-year-old Marvin Johnson in the passenger seat, steps on the gas.
"Going about 40 miles per hour on NW 4th avenue, NW 4th street!!"
The car speeds through several stop signs in a residential neighborhood.
"He just crashed, he just crashed, he just crashed, He just crashed!"
Cox loses control of the car. It fishtails and crashes into a chain-link fence surrounding Poinciana Elementary School.
Officer Connor Haugh approaches the car, and is nearly hit.
Haugh fires several shots at the vehicle and assisting Officer Rayner De Los Rios fires one shot.
No one was injured, but a very close call for law enforcement.
Cox and Johnson are both taken into custody.
Boynton Beach Police spokesperson Stephanie Slater said, "We want to send a message that if you commit a crime in the City of Boynton Beach and you pass a police car, marked or unmarked, we will see you and we will capture you. The public should be aware that our police cars are everywhere."
Cox and Johnson are charged with armed carjacking and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle.
Cox is also charged with fleeing or attempting to elude police and driving without a license.
The two officers who fired their weapons are on routine administrative leave pending review of the incident.
Tags: Police, chase, car-jacking, suspect, ending, with, gunfire
Location: Boynton Beach, Florida, United States (load item map)
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