Armed carjacking suspects located in Palm City, now in custody after early morning manhunt

(Source: Martin County Sheriff’s Office)

Armed carjacking suspects were located hiding in the Four Rivers community in Palm City.

All three subjects now in custody. MCSO will update with identity and charge information. Delray Beach Police are working the carjacking on their end, that generated in Palm Beach County, and ended in Palm City.

MCSO was notified around 2:18am that a stolen vehicle with three subjects inside was headed towards Martin County.

The suspects were said to have committed an armed carjacking and were headed north moving at speeds of up to 100 miles per hour.

MCSO deputies set up along I-95 at the 102 mile marker in preparation to deploy stop sticks in an effort to slow the vehicle down.

At one point the driver lost control of the car and went into a ditch near the Palm City exit.

One suspect was arrested on scene, but two others fled on foot and were on the run.

Deputies actively searched for the suspects in communities throughout Palm City.

A handgun and ammunition was located at the crash scene.

A Code Red phone call alerting residents to this public safety alert, was issued for communities throughout Palm City.

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