Police: Suspect kills man in double shooting, crashes car and shoots witness

PHILADELPHIA (AP/WTXF) -- Philadelphia police have arrested a man they say shot two people — killing one — before shooting a third person who planned to call 911 after the suspect crashed his getaway vehicle.

Chief Inspector Scott Small says the chain of events began about 2 a.m. when the suspect shot a 31-year-old woman and 24-year-old man standing on a corner. The man died and the woman was in stable condition at Temple University Hospital.

The suspect then drove away, but crashed into a light signal pole and a Kensington home. Witnesses tell FOX 29 they heard the crash and saw the man taking off the car’s license plate. When neighbors came out to investigate and offered to call 911, police say the suspect shot one of them — a 55-year-old man — in the head.

Police stopped and arrested the suspect a few blocks away with license plate in hand and in possession of a gun. His name and charges weren't immediately announced.

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