Transcript for Caught on Tape: Shooting Suspect Accused of Carjacking Cameraman
Now to the terrifying carjacking caught on tape. A TV cameraman who found himself in the middle of a dramatic police standoff with a crazed gunman. ABC's Linzie Janis has that story for us. Reporter: Take a look at the terrifying incident where a man covering the news actually becomes the news. It all started with cameraman peter steer was sent out to cover a possible shooting at a local residence. On his way there, this stranger on a motorcycle flagged him down. And when I have done bad things. Reporter: He told the mysterious bearded man he didn't have time to chat, he was on the way to cover a shooting. But his new pal, jordie brooks had news, telling him I'm the shooter you're looking for and handing him his weapon. Then offered an emotional confession to his crime. Shooting a woman. Steer caught it all on his camera while calling police. This is channel 7. I have the shooter with me. He's given himself up to me. Reporter: But suddenly he shows his true colors, high jacking the car using the very gun he had initially handed over to the cameraman. Unfortunately for jordie, he's a better story teller than driver. Watch as he crashes into a sign and then a gas tank at a local service station, causing a gas leak. Where he's finally apprehended by cops. Jordie's been charged with attempted murder while steer is ready for a day off. I just need a big drink. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Linzie Janis, ABC news, New York.
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