Chester man shot in the back followed by a fiery car crash

(YC.NEWS PHOTO/NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU/ERIC NORTON)
(YC.NEWS PHOTO/NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU/ERIC NORTON)

CHESTER CITY, Pa. (YC) — Chester City Police were called to Matopos Hills Apartments Friday night for reports of a crash and car fire.

When police arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the back.

Preliminary reports indicate that the victim was shot in the area of 10th & Lamokin before fleeing in his car.

The victim then crashed, causing the car to catch fire. He escaped from the car and was transported to Crozer-Chester Medical Center suffering from a gunshot wound to the back.

This is a developing story.