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Officials: Robbery Suspect In Custody After Firing Shots At Police, Leading Them On Pursuit That Injured Officer

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A robbery suspect was taken into custody Monday night after firing shots at officers and leading police on a pursuit that resulted in a police-involved crash.

Shortly after 8 p.m., a police sergeant observed a robbery suspect inside a burgundy Tahoe on the 4200 block of N. Broad Street. The suspect fled, initiating a pursuit.

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The suspect fired shots at police at some point during the pursuit.

During the chase, the suspect struck a police vehicle at Broad and Hunting Park Avenue, causing moderate damage to the front, driver's side of the vehicle. The officer is being transported to Roxborough Hospital with a minor injury and is expected to be treated and released.

The pursuit ended at Broad and W. Somerville Avenue, where one suspect was taken into custody.

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