- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 11, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Officials say a passer-by shot a man who was trying to carjack a vehicle belonging to Philadelphia’s transportation authority.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority tells WPVI-TV (https://6abc.cm/2igGJHC) the shooter told investigators he saw the suspect speeding Wednesday morning in a different vehicle and crashing into three cars.

The suspect then got out of the car and ran over to a SEPTA truck, pulling out the driver.

Several bystanders tried to tackle the suspect. That’s when the shooter’s gun fell to the ground and the suspect tried to grab it.

The shooter says he grabbed the gun and shot the suspect in the leg.

The SEPTA worker was unhurt; the suspect has been taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

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Information from: WPVI-TV, https://www.6abc.com


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