5 arrested in Hialeah in connection with armed carjacking

Police say suspects led police on chase before taken into custody

From left: Johnny Lemorin, John Wooden and Luby Louis
From left: Johnny Lemorin, John Wooden and Luby Louis

HIALEAH, Fla. – Five people were arrested Thursday in connection with an armed carjacking that was reported earlier in the day in Miami.

Authorities said Hialeah police officers spotted the stolen white 2013 Hyundai Genesis and attempted to stop the vehicle in the 700 block of East 25th Street.

Police said the driver, Johnny Lemorin, 17, refused to stop and drove south on Le Jeune Road before crashing into a fence and carport of a home at the corner of Le Jeune Road and 17th Street.

All five suspects jumped out of the car and ran into the backyards of homes before being apprehended with the help of K9s, police said.

According to an arrest report, Lemorin ran into the backyard of several homes before climbing on the roof of one residence. Police said he refused to come down, but then ran off the roof and fell, causing him to sustain injuries.

Quayon Moorer, John Wooden, both 19, and Luby Louis, 26, were also arrested, as well as another person who has not been identified.

The suspects face various charges, including burglary and resisting arrest.

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