Philadelphia would-be carjacker shot at by licensed gun owner while attempting to steal car: police

January 31, 2023 at 01:50

An attempted carjacking in Philadelphia was thwarted by a licensed gun owner who fired back at the would-be thief, police said.
The confrontation occurred just after 11 p.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of Mascher Street.
26th District Officers responded to a person with a gun report of a shooting.
Upon arrival, officers met two men, ages 26 and 29, who said a Black male of a thin build wearing a black ski mask and all-black clothing opened a car door and pointed a gun at them.
One of the men retrieved his gun and fired three shots at the offender.
The offender fled the scene southbound on Mascher Street.
IOWA YOUTH PROGRAM LEADER INJURED IN SCHOOL SHOOTING RELEASED FROM HOSPITALPolice later found a male – 17 years of age – on the highway at 1700 Frankford Ave., suffering from gunshot wounds on his shoulder and chest.
The 17-year-old was transported to Temple University Hospital where he is listed in stable condition, police said.
Police said the individual who fired upon the suspect has a permit to carry.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPNo additional details were released.
The investigation is ongoing with the Shooting Investigation Group.

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