Shooting ends in derby-like crash in Southwest Philadelphia

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Police are looking into a chain of events that began with a shooting and ended with demolition derby-like crash in Southwest Philadelphia.

Police are looking into a chain of events that began with a shooting and ended with demolition derby-like crash in Southwest Philadelphia.

Officers were called to a report of a person with a gun around 12:30 a.m. Saturday near the 2500 block of South Millick Street.

They located a crime scene of blood evidence and one shotgun fired cartridge casing on the highway. They did not see a victim.

Officers observed a dark blue Chevrolet Impala speeding away from the scene.

The officers gave chase, and that car slammed into several parked cars near the intersection of 64th and Grays Avenue.

The 23-year-old driver was taken into custody.

Officers also recovered a sawed-off single barrel shotgun on the rear floor of the vehicle.

The 25-year-old shooting victim showed up at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in a private vehicle.

He was later transferred to Penn-Presbyterian Hospital in stable condition with wounds to his chin, chest and hand.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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