Man shoots at police, falls off balcony
Jacobo Bernstein-Firum, 40, arrested
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A man was arrested Wednesday after shooting at police, then falling from his balcony.
Police responded to reports of multiple shots being fired and a man who was displaying erratic behavior from a townhouse at 713 Southwest Eighth Avenue around 3:50 a.m.
When police arrived, 40-year-old Jacobo Bernstein-Firum, who was armed with a semi-automatic handgun, fired two rounds in the direction of the officers.
Officials established a perimeter that was blocked off while SWAT began arriving.
Bernstein-Firum lost his balance while standing on the balcony and fell onto the paved driveway.
Bernstein-Firum sustained non-life threatening facial injures.
A fully loaded semi-automatic handgun and an additional reloading device were recovered from the residence.
No police were injured in the shooting.
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