PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police say a shooting and carjacking suspect has been arrested after a pursuit that ended in South Jersey. It all started on the 5600 block of Pentridge Street just before 7 p.m.
That’s when Philadelphia Police say a 28-year-old man was shot once in the back by a woman during a carjacking. The victim was taken to Presbyterian Hospital where he is currently in stable condition.READ MORE: Carjacking Suspect Kevin Wade, Of Philadelphia, Arrested After Police Chase Through South Jersey Towns
The woman then led police on a pursuit, which ended on the Atlantic City Expressway near mile marker 38. The suspect was taken into custody and a weapon was recovered, according to police.READ MORE: Dr. Fauci Predicts Johnson & Johnson Vaccine To Come Back To Market With Restrictions Or Warnings By Friday
“When the vehicle got about 15 miles out of the city, in New Jersey, it hit a telephone pole or a utility pole. After striking that pole, the vehicle continued on the Atlantic City Expressway and then struck the guardrail and that’s where the vehicle came to rest,” Philadelphia Police Chief Insp. Scott Small said.
Police say the woman is also a suspect in an attempted carjacking that happened an hour earlier and five blocks away.MORE NEWS: Teens Age 15, 16, Charged In Series Of Violent Carjackings In Delaware
She allegedly shot in the direction of a car owner but didn’t hit him.