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Allentown carjacking suspect found in Luzerne County

Allentown carjacking suspect found in Luzerne County

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Police say the man accused of shooting another man in the face during an attempted carjacking in Allentown is now in custody.

Officials say 29-year-old Rushquan Matthews was arrested this weekend during a traffic stop in Luzerne County.

Matthews is accused of shooting a 20-year-old man while trying to steal his car on South Filmore Street last month.

The victim survived.

Matthews is now being held at Lehigh County prison and faces several charges, including attempted homicide and robbery.


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