Police had to commandeer a passing car to get to UPS shooting
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SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - Two of the first officers to make it to the scene of Wednesdays' deadly UPS shooting had to commandeer a passing car to help them get there.
Police say when the officers heard the shooting call on their radios, they got into their police cruiser- but it didn't start.
They flagged down a passing motorist, who got in the backseat while the officers drove past the police department. There, they found another police car and started it with a master key.
The vehicle they were originally driving was a 2009 model and had 107,000 miles on it. Police say it is rare for a patrol car with that few of miles to breakdown.
They say a spotlight was left on and drained the battery.