Pennsylvania

Teen charged as an adult in Philadelphia traffic stop that ended with state trooper shot

  • Investigators and firefighters work the scene of a fire and shooting Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. A Pennsylvania state police trooper has been shot in the shoulder after a fiery crash along Interstate 676. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Investigators and firefighters work the scene of a fire and shooting Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. A Pennsylvania state police trooper has been shot in the shoulder after a fiery crash along Interstate 676. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  (The Associated Press)

  • Investigators and firefighters work the scene of a fire and shooting Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. Police Department spokeswoman Leeloni Palmiero said its state police trooper has been shot in the shoulder after a fiery crash along Interstate 676. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Investigators and firefighters work the scene of a fire and shooting Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. Police Department spokeswoman Leeloni Palmiero said its state police trooper has been shot in the shoulder after a fiery crash along Interstate 676. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  (The Associated Press)

  • An investigator works the scene of a fire and shooting Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. A Pennsylvania state police trooper has been shot during a violent confrontation that included a fiery crash along Interstate 676. The trooper is stable after he was shot in the shoulder. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    An investigator works the scene of a fire and shooting Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. A Pennsylvania state police trooper has been shot during a violent confrontation that included a fiery crash along Interstate 676. The trooper is stable after he was shot in the shoulder. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  (The Associated Press)

A 17-year-old has been charged in connection with a chaotic Philadelphia traffic stop that ended with a state trooper shot and a school bus engulfed in flames.

Giovanny Cotto is charged as an adult with criminal attempt to murder and other charges. Police say Cotto was in a car stopped for an expired registration on Tuesday morning and traded gunfire with police during a chase that ended when his car hit a bus and both burst into flames.

Thirty-one-year-old Trooper Patrick Casey was shot in the shoulder.

The teen's father, Hector Cotto, says his son is "a good kid" who "made a wrong decision."

He says "no matter what happened, I'm going to be there for my son."

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This story has been corrected to show the spelling of the suspect's first name is Giovanny, not Giovanni.