Pennsylvania man Malik Johnson charged after ramming police car, injuring Philadelphia officers

Pennsylvania man Malik Johnson charged after ramming police car, injuring Philadelphia officers

A Pennsylvania man injured Philadelphia police officers throughout a automobile chase Tuesday evening after he pointed a gun at one other driver throughout a highway rage incident, authorities stated.

Officers responded to a name for a driver with a gun round 9:30 p.m. close to Witte Road and Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia police stated. Officers positioned the caller who advised them {that a} man inside a white Toyota pointed a gun at him throughout a highway rage incident.

Police shortly positioned the suspect’s automobile, however the driver sped away when officers tried to cease him, based on authorities.

Throughout the pursuit that adopted, a Police Air Tactical Unit adopted the automobile till the driving force crashed head-on with a police cruiser with officers inside. Police didn’t instantly say what number of officers have been within the automobile.

The injured officers have been rushed to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital, the place they have been handled and launched.

The automobile got here again in stolen standing for carjacking and kidnapping from Pittsburgh.

Police recognized the driving force as 24-year-old Malik Johnson, of Horsham, Pennsylvania.

In the meantime, police decided that the automobile Johnson was driving was stolen in a carjacking and kidnapping in Pittsburgh. No additional particulars have been instantly launched.

Johnson faces a slew of fees, together with three counts of straightforward assault, three counts of recklessly endangering one other particular person, two counts of aggravated assault, three counts of felony mischief, and a single depend every of fleeing police and unauthorized use of auto.

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