Suspect shot by cops outside King of Prussia Mall ID'd

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 06:32PM
Suspect shot by police near mall charged. Watch this report from Action News at 4pm on October 31, 217.

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. - The robbery suspect shot by police outside the King of Prussia Mall over the weekend has been identified and charged.

Kalin Jackson, 23, of Wilmington, Delaware, is charged with robbery, firearms offenses, and numerous other counts.

Kalin Jackson

Jackson was shot around 4 p.m. Sunday in a parking garage near Gulph Road and Mall Boulevard.

According to police, Jackson rammed two police cars and tried to run down officers who were on foot.

Police shoot robbery suspect outside of King of Prussia Mall

That's when police opened fire, hitting Jackson. He has been hospitalized since the incident.

Jackson is the suspect in a robbery at the mall on Saturday, in which he allegedly jumped into the back seat of a woman's car, put a gun to her head, and demanded her purse.

He is also the suspect in a carjacking of an 87-year-old man in Wilmington, Delaware this month.

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