A UPS driver who was killed during a wild police chase in Florida that unfolded after jewelry thieves hijacked his truck and took Ordonez hostage.
None of the dead were immediately identified. Friends, however, identified the slain UPS driver as 27-year-old Frank Ordonez, reports WFOR.
He leaves behind 1-year-old daughter, according to his Facebook page.
“The victim I’m told is Frank Ordonez, a beloved UPS driver who was just 27 yrs old,” journalist Amber Diaz wrote on Twitter. Ordonez was also named as the deceased UPS driver by Teamsters branches in other states (one union office has set up a GoFundMe page to help Ordonez’s family.) Diaz shared a post that she wrote was “from the brother of the alleged victim who was shot and killed after a police chase.” Authorities have not yet confirmed Ordonez’s name.