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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Red-Light Cameras Catch Shooting, Car Crash in the Delmar Loop; Suspect Flees in Stolen Car

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Here's what police released about the shooting:

Incident: Assault 1st (Shooting), Stealing of a Motor Vehicle, VMCSL Location: 6100 block of Delmar Date/Time: 12/29/13 @ 19:30 Victim: 21-year old black male Suspect(s): Unknown Officers responded to the above location and observed the victim in the driver seat of a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds to the back. The victim was conveyed to a local hospital and listed in critical/stable condition. Investigation revealed that the victim was stopped in traffic on southbound Skinker just north of Delmar when a black SUV stopped behind him. A passenger exited the SUV and fired numerous shots into the victim's vehicle. Following the shots, the victim backed his vehicle into another vehicle, causing an accident, before traveling south and turning east on Delmar, where the victim's vehicle collided with two more vehicles. An unknown passenger exited the victim's vehicle and fled the scene. Illegal narcotics were located inside of the victim's vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.

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