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Police open fire on carjacking suspects in Germantown

Monday, July 08, 2013

Philadelphia police officers opened fire on three carjacking suspects Monday morning in the city's Germantown section.

It was around 1:30 a.m. on the 5100 black of Rubicam Street when officers came upon the carjacking and witnessed the suspects assaulting the victim.

When the suspects saw the officers they took off. While fleeing, one of the suspects allegedly pointed a gun at police, prompting officers to open fire.

No one was hit.

The suspects remain at large.

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