A man who allegedly tried to rob a driver near a San Pablo gas station on Wednesday was run over and arrested, police said today.
The incident happened around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday in front of the Valero gas station at 2701 El Portal Drive, according to San Pablo police Cmdr. Jeff Palmieri.
An Oakland man was stopped in his car near the gas station when two armed men approached, brandished guns and attempted to rob him, Palmieri said.
Feeling threatened, the man drove toward the suspects, who began shooting at him, the commander said.
He said the driver ran over one of the suspects, identified as 19-year-old Daniel Galdamez of Daly City. The second suspect hopped into a waiting car and fled the scene.
Officers located Galdamez at the scene suffering from serious leg injuries. He was taken to a hospital and arrested on suspicion of armed robbery.
The victim was not injured.
Palmieri said a witness gave police the license plate number of the getaway car that transported the second suspect.
Officers were able to track down the driver of that vehicle, identified as 19-year-old Juan Cortez of San Pablo, and arrested him on suspicion of aiding and abetting a robbery, according to police.
Police are attempting to locate the second armed suspect, who remains at large.
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