Police: Attempted carjacking ends badly for suspect

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on January 24, 2013 at 6:37 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 24 at 7:01 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A robbery suspect made a mistake during an attempted carjacking that police straight to him.

Police say Shomari Salmon, 19, flagged down a driver on Rangeland Road and asked for a ride, promising the driver gas money.

When the driver agreed, police say Salmon got in and pulled out a gun and demanded money.

The driver said he could get money at a gas station so the two pulled into the  station. The victim went inside and called police.

When Salmon went inside to find out what was taking so long he was taken into custody by police.

Salmon is charged with robbery.
 

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