MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Authorities have charged a teenager after a shooting that escalated when the getaway driver struck two police vehicles last month.
Daily Voice reports that the July 24 incident began at about 9 p.m., when a 17-year-old from Hillside tried to escape apprehension by police by ditching a gun and jumping into a getaway vehicle.
The car was driven by 18-year-old Zamir Dickerson, who crashed into two police cars near Clinton Place and St. James Place.
Dickerson fled on foot but was quickly apprehended. The 17-year-old shooter was taken into custody on Tuesday.
The driver, the shooter, and the 18-year-old victim are all facing weapons charges, among other charges.
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