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TPD: Fourth suspect in east Tulsa carjacking in police custody

Posted at 9:16 PM, Dec 15, 2016

TULSA -- Tulsa police say a fourth person has been taken into police custody in connection to an east Tulsa carjacking that led to a high-speed chase Thursday night. 

A woman says her carjacking led to a high-speed chase Thursday night. Jasmine Freese's grandfather Jerry Bailey of Verdigris, said his granddaughter came upon a wreck near Highway 169 and 21st Street and when she stopped, she says someone in the wrecked car hijacked her vehicle. 

Bailey says the woman's iPhone was in the stolen car and police used the Find My Phone app to track the driver. 

TPD says one person is in custody and was reportedly shot in the back in the chase. That suspect was taken to St. John Hospital in serious condition, according to an EMSA spokesperson.

She said they did not pronounce him during the transport. Another was still loose on foot near a trailer park at Irvington and Newton. Officers told KJRH photographer that they had a target house in that area and he would have to stay back. Roads were blocked off in that area.

Homicide detectives also were called to the scene.

According to scanners, police called for a K9 Unit in the search. A police helicopter was also used during the pursuit. 

Officers said that shots were coming from the rear window of the stolen vehicle during the chase and witnesses confirmed that.

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