http://nypost.com/2015/03/23/cops-fatally-shoot-best-buy-robbery-suspect/ Long Island police gunned down a thief who hijacked a car with two children inside while fleeing a Best Buy where he had shoplifted headphones, cops said. Denzel Brown, 21, was hiding outside the West Sunrise Highway store in Islip after lifting two sets of headphones around 7:45 p.m. Sunday when an officer pulled up and a witness pointed him out, police said. Brown ran off and officers tried to hit him with a Taser but missed. He then started checking car door handles of both parked and moving cars, looking for an unlocked door, cops said. Modal Trigger Robbery suspect Denzel Brown was fleeing from this Best Buy in Islip, Long Island.Photo: Google Maps He eventually hopped in the backseat of a car that had two children, 4 and 6, in the back seat, police said. The suspect climbed over the children and into the front seat, where he forced the mother out of the car, police sources said. Cops ordered Brown to get out of the car but he refused, cops said. The officer fired a shot at Brown when he tried to drive away with the kids in the car, cops said. The cop then opened the driver’s door and tried to pull him out of the car, cops said. The officer tried to Tase Brown a second time and again missed him, cops said. He then fired a second bullet that struck Brown before backup arrived and he was taken into custody, cops said. It was not clear if the first shot hit Brown. He was rushed to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he died during surgery, cops said. The Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad is investigating the incident. Brown was not armed, cops said.