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Cops make another arrest in I-676 chase, trooper shooting

The teen is the fourth person arrested in connection to the incident.

Troopers work the crime scene after the fire was brought under control by Philly fSam Newhouse

Police have arrested a teen in a fiery car chase and the shooting of a state trooper on I-676 in Center City earlier this week.

Kaymer Lewis, 17, was taken into custody on Thursday, making him the fourth person arrested in connection to the incident, ABC 6 reported.

Charges are still pending against Lewis according to ABC, which added that he was a passenger in the vehicle when it was stopped by troopers on Tuesday prior to the I-676 shooting.

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Lewis’ arrest comes after Giovanni Cotto, who is accused of leading trooper Patrick R. Casey, 31, on the high-speed chase, was charged with attempted murder.

During the pursuit, while firing at the officer, Cotto crashed into a school bus. The car then became engulfed in flames, which spread to the bus.

Casey sustained a non-life threatening wound to the shoulder.

 
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