Burglary suspects facing attempted murder charges after getaway - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Burglary suspects facing attempted murder charges after getaway attempt

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Two burglary suspects are now in police custody after investigators say they tried to ram into a patrol car. The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday in the Downs neighborhood in Tuscaloosa.

Investigators say 26-year-old Marcus Johnson and 19-year-old Zhalil Ware were trying to get into a home when officers arrived to arrest them.

Police say the suspects drove toward the officers during a getaway attempt. As the officers fired their weapons, the suspects' vehicle brushed against one of the officers.

The men were arrested after a short chase. They now face attempted murder and burglary charges.

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