LARIMER, Pa. (KDKA) – Police are investigating a gunfight and car theft in Larimer.
The shooting took place outside the U-Haul store on Washington Boulevard at around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. An employee was shot in the neck and the suspect stole a U-Haul truck, police said. The victim is in critical condition.
There were four U-Haul employees in the store during filming, one of whom called 911.
WATCH: Royce Jones reports from Route 28
The suspect picked up but was arrested after a car chase on Route 28 near 31st Street Bridge. More than 12 police cars responded to the scene.
A police officer was injured when he was hit by the suspect’s vehicle. The officer suffered minor leg injuries, according to police.
Police said the suspect fired a shot at a vehicle on Route 28. The vehicle was hit, but the driver was not injured.
“The guy was being followed by the police and I saw the car in the mirror behind me,” the driver told KDKA’s Royce Jones. “I didn’t know he was being followed. I switched lane to the right lane as he drove past me. Then there was a loud bang, I thought my tire had burst. Then I heard the second loud bang and thought it was a shot. I hit my brakes and he zoomed past me. “