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Local Carjacker Arrested After Victim Attempts to Hunt Him Down


The victim of an apparent carjacking didn't want to wait for police, so he began chasing the suspected thief himself, according to reports.

LMPD 4th District Officers responded to 26th and Kentucky streets after being dispatched to "shots fired" call just after 1 p.m. Monday, It turned out that the man whose vehicle was taken had fired into the air several times, hoping to stop the alleged thief, officers stated.

Responding officers apprehended the suspected car thief after he crashed the vehicle, then took off o­n foot. No injuries were reported.