Carjacker abandons vehicle during chase

Carjacker abandons vehicle during chase

POSTED: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 3:30pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 3:34pm

At this hour, police are looking for a carjacker who led officers on a chase this morning in the MLK neighborhood.

According to law enforcement, the armed auto theft took place at around 11:30 last night on Garden St. The gunman allegedly walked up to the owner of a car pointing his weapon at him and then took the car.

The owner, who was armed, fired several shots at the robber as he drove away.

At around 9:45 on Wednesday, an officer spotted the car and gave chase, however, he bailed out of the car, letting it roll into the yard of a home on Audry Lane.

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