Police opened fire on a hit-and-run suspect overnight in South Jersey.
Camden County Police-Metro Division say that they shot an unidentified suspect after he tried to ram officers at the intersection of N 35th Street and Pierce Avenue in Camden around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
According to police, officers were investigating a nearby crash where two pedestrians were struck. During the crash, the vehicle's license plate fell off.
Police used that plate to track the driver to a home. As they tried to pull him over the suspect took off -- trying to mow down officers, according to investigators.
Officers opened fire on the car -- striking the suspect inside.
The suspect was rushed to Cooper University Hospital in stable condition.
Police planned to charge the man once he is released.