Teen suspect injured in Kedah police car chase

Teen suspect injured in Kedah police car chase

MALAYSIA - A car chase in Kedah ended in bloody drama.

A suspect believed to be a member of an armed gang of robbers was injured after police were forced to fire at his vehicle.

The incident took place around 11pm, on Thursday night.

The suspect, 18, suffered two gunshot wounds in the 11pm incident.

A police patrol car on crime prevention rounds spotted three men behaving suspiciously in a Proton Gen2, The New Straits Times reported.

The police officers then ordered the driver to stop after matching the vehicle's registration number to that of a car reportedly used during a robbery.

But the driver drove off, resulting in the car chase, The Star reported.

Kuala Muda Assistant Commissioner Khalil Ariffin said the driver tried to ram the police car, forcing police personnel to fire a warning shot.

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