Man escapes NYPD car before being tackled

The incident happened while police were on the scene after a person was shot on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
2:30 | 10/21/19

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Just moments ago we sought here and I was whose first of four us police swarming a suspect taking that person into custody. And Eyewitness News reporter Jim Dolan was right there in the thick of it. He's live on the scene the breaking details Jim. Janet has started as a shooting outside Amsterdam houses here on the west side the shooting. There's victim in this shooting is expected to survivors were not life threatening injuries but police force responded to scene. Down here and they started to take a number of people into custody. They put one of the suspects one of the people they are arrested we don't know if he was a suspect involved in something else in the back of this car. That man ruled he was in hand cost you rolled down the window. And he jumped out of the car let's go to the videotape right now and he. Got halfway across West End avenue before one police Burke officer first. And then a number of police officers tackled him to the ground. He was still struggling with several police officers as day eventually picked him up off the ground. Literally carried him to another bruiser. And finally got him under arrest again we don't know what he's involvement was with the shooting are yet any involvement at all. Police did arrest a number of people here for various things we don't know what he was arrested swore he was in the back of the police cruiser with. Handcuffs on when he jumped out. And attempted to escape but he didn't get. The very. Far again there was a shooting earlier the victim in that shooting is expected to survive it. And we don't know what relation that was to this man who got out of the cruiser. But it was seen by a lot of young kids get not a school. Strengthened me there he was some you this he was in the car I think that in the custody and apparently the windows open. So they so he jumped out at first out of the window. On strengthening the middle of street and then it costs us all a bunch of police officers chased after him tackled in Annapolis in cars yet climbed out of the Clark. Headfirst into the middle of the street that's when he was defense when he was apprehended him and yet they got a lift in. This is the car he was in it when he rolled down the window somebody rolled down the wind out. And Doug climbed out one police officer first and then several other police officers. Got him to the ground and eventually arrested him again one person was shot earlier. Though his injuries are not expected to be. Life threatening.

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