The suspect has been arrested in the murder of the Philadelphia teen who fled on his way to the hospital
a Philadelphia teen murder suspect who escaped Police said on Sunday that the man who was on his way to a hospital in the city last week had been taken into custody again.
Shane Pryor, 17, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Service and the Philadelphia Police Department as he boarded a public transit bus, said Sgt. Eric Greb, police spokesman.
Pryor was arrested at Third Street and Roosevelt Avenue and then taken to the police homicide unit, Greb said. Philadelphia Division of the Marshals Service He said on X Pryor was taken into custody at 6:30 p.m
Investigators were conducting surveillance in an area Pryor was known to frequent when he was seen boarding a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority bus, the guard service said. They were able to stop the bus and arrest him without any incident.
Pryor escaped around noon Wednesday when he was taken in a truck to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for a hand injury, police said at the time.
“As the man was getting out of that vehicle, he was able to evade employees and flee that area on foot,” Deputy Police Commissioner Frank Fanor told reporters on Wednesday.
Pryor was not handcuffed when he got out of the truck, Vanor said, adding that he wasn’t sure if he had gotten out or if he had never worn them.
Pryor is still awaiting trial on murder charges in 2020. He is accused of fatally shooting a woman in the head in an alley when he was 14 years old. NBC Philadelphia Citing court documents.
Fanor said he was detained when he was 15 years old.
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