OFF-DUTY CORRECTIONS ROBBED & CARJACKED IN PHILLY; FIRES 5-SHOTS AT SUSPECT

NAYZE MEDIA (STAFF)

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. (OLNEY)

Cover Photo Courtesy: 6 ABC Action News

An off-duty corrections officer reportedly caught an alleged carjacker by surprise, when he opened fire on the suspect during a carjacking late last night in the Olney section of the city. A 6 ABC Action News report said the incident happened on the 200 block of East Roosevelt Boulevard at around 11 p.m. on Monday night.

PHOTO COURTESY: CBS-3 PHILLY

A 59-year old corrections officer had reportedly just left a friend’s house, and got into his Toyota Avalon. The c/o said, before he knew it, a man wearing a surgical mask and hoodie pulled him out of the car. Holding him at gunpoint before getting into his car and attempted to speed off. Before he could, the c/o grabbed his gun from his waist and fired at the suspect about to drive off in his car.

The corrections officer reportedly fired five shots at the suspect as he fled in the c/o’s Toyota Avalon, according to police.

“Police officers, within about 20 to 25 minutes, located the Toyota Avalon about a half a mile away in the 4900 block of Bingham Street. That vehicle was found with five bullet holes in it and also a lot of fresh blood inside the driver’s seat, and some on the center console”, said Philadelphia Chief Inspector, Scott Small.

A man showed up at Temple University Hospital shortly after police found the Avalon. He was suffering from bullet wounds to both arms. Police believe he may be the suspect responsible for the robbery and carjacking.

The corrections officer was not reported to have any injuries as a result of the incident, which is currently still under investigation.

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