One adult and a juvenile were charged Friday after an armed carjacking early Thursday in north Minneapolis.
Justyn Tyler Hosley, 18, was charged with first-degree aggravated robbery and possession of a handgun as a felon. A 17-year-old was charged with aiding and abetting first-degree felony aggravated robbery.
About 4 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to an auto theft in progress in the area of 21st and Bryant Avenue N., according to the Hennepin County attorney's office.
According to the complaint, the victim was parked on Knox Avenue N. near 12th Avenue N. in Minneapolis when he was approached by four males, one of whom had a handgun. After one of the men reached into the victim's car and removed the keys from the ignition, the victim was held at gunpoint and ordered into the back seat. All four males got into the car and drove away, reportedly telling the victim, "We are taking your car," and threatening to kill him.
According to the complaint, the victim was eventually ordered out of the car while it was stopped at Cedar Lake Parkway and Lakeview Avenue S. and told to run. The man, who officials said is a disabled veteran, reached a residence and called 911.
Officers spotted the victim's car and during a foot chase, police fired and struck Hosley, who was believed to be armed. No officers were injured.
Hosley and the 17-year-old were later found hiding in a back yard in the 2100 block of Dupont Avenue N. Hosley, who had a gunshot wound to his left leg, was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.
During a canine search, officers recovered a semiautomatic handgun near where Hosley and Powell had been hiding. A second gun was recovered at a residence in the 2100 block of Bryant Avenue N. after Hosley placed a monitored jail call asking someone identified as "Neisha" to find and hide it.
Hosley, who was convicted of first-degree burglary in March 2013, is being held on $200,000 bail and could face up to 35 years in prison and/or $65,000 in fines. The 17-year-old faces charges as a juvenile. Two other suspects are being sought. According to the release, the investigation is continuing and additional charges are possible.
Staff writer Tim Harlow contributed to this report.