PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A suspect is under arrest for allegedly firing gunshots at police officers in Philadelphia’s Mayfair section Thursday night. The incident started on the 6800 block of Ditman Street around 5:20 p.m.
That’s when police say officers observed a black Jeep Trailhawk with no tag that is believed to have been used in several robberies.READ MORE: Dave McCormick Sues Over Counting Mail Ballots In Pennsylvania Republican Senate Race
Police say the 28-year-old man drove off in the vehicle when a pursuit began. It ended when the suspect struck a pole on the 7300 block of Revere Street.
According to police, the suspect exited the Jeep and fired eight shots at police. He then ran and tossed the gun on the roof of an OfficeMax on Roosevelt Boulevard.READ MORE: Decomposed Body Of Dog Found In Trash Bag On Train Tracks In Kensington, Philadelphia Police Say
Police say the suspect hid under a car but was found and apprehended.
There were no injuries.MORE NEWS: Heated Debate Over Who & What Should Be Allowed On Delaware River Splashes Into Public View
No police officers fired their weapons.