Police: Officer Shot By Shoplifter Expected To Fully Recover

By CBS Miami


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HIALEAH (CBSMiami) — After a firefight with a shoplifter at a Walmart, a Miami-Dade Police officer, a husband, and father of two,  is going to fully recover.

The man who police say drew down on him will not.

Despite being wounded multiple times, Officer Manuel Gonzalez managed to shoot and kill 54-year-old David Facen – a career criminal with a violent rap sheet spanning decades.

Miami-Dade’s top cop predicted that history in the wake of Wednesday’s shooting.

Officer Manuel Gonzalez

“When this is all said and done, it’s going to be the same story again and we’re going to look at this individual, we’re [READ MORE HERE]

Source: CBS Local

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