PHILADELPHIA (WTXF/AP) - A person of interest in multiple murders in Delaware is on the loose in South Philadelphia after a police chase led to a crash at a busy intersection, injuring three officers and a bus passenger.
Philadelphia police tweeted a photo of 20-year-old Dejuan Robinson, who fled the crash scene. They described him as a person of interest in multiple homicides in Delaware and believe he is armed and dangerous.
This male is wanted for multiple homicides in the state of Delaware. He is believed to be in South Philadelphia in the area of Broad and Oregon, and is armed and dangerous. Details to follow. pic.twitter.com/eH3HQA7ugI— Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) January 9, 2019
New pic of Dejuan Robinson. He is a person of interest for multiple homicides & probation violations in the state of DE, aluding police causing injuries & Firearms violations in PA. 5'6" 160lbs. Last seen South Phila. in the area of Broad and Oregon, and is armed & dangerous pic.twitter.com/N2KJupAqLW— Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) January 9, 2019
Robinson fled a traffic stop in Delaware, leading to a chase into Philadelphia that caused to two separate crashes.
A SEPTA spokesperson says a bus full of passengers was also hit during the chase, injuring one passenger.
A police spokesman says some responding officers crashed on Interstate 95 near the Philadelphia airport, and the suspect crashed into the bus after exiting the highway onto city streets.
Pennsylvania State Police spokesman Ryan Tarkowski says one trooper was hurt in the crash. Wilmington Police say two officers are being treated at a hospital.
“He then gets out of the vehicle and flees on foot and the last check that we have is right here on Watts Street—northbound on Watts Street-—and that’s where we’re trying to pick up the trail," Philadelphia Police Department Captain Sekou Kinebrew said.
Several schools were on lockdown.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
The Associated Press contributed to this report. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.