Pennsylvania

Man accused of shooting Philadelphia cop held without bail

  • This undated photo provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Scott Griffin, who authorities say is a 23-year-old Philadelphia resident arrested Monday, April 18, 2016, after he was identified as the man suspected of shooting police officer James McCullough on Sunday. McCullough, shot while trying to stop a carjacking, was released from the hospital Monday. He was arraigned early Wednesday on attempted murder, robbery and related charges.(Philadelphia Police Department via AP)

    This undated photo provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Scott Griffin, who authorities say is a 23-year-old Philadelphia resident arrested Monday, April 18, 2016, after he was identified as the man suspected of shooting police officer James McCullough on Sunday. McCullough, shot while trying to stop a carjacking, was released from the hospital Monday. He was arraigned early Wednesday on attempted murder, robbery and related charges.(Philadelphia Police Department via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • This undated photo provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Samir Coyett, who authorities say is a Philadelphia resident arrested after police officer James McCullough was shot while trying to stop a carjacking Sunday, April 17, 2016. Coyett was identified by investigators as one of the robbers, but not the shooter. Coyett faces charges of attempted murder, robbery and related offenses.  (Philadelphia Police Department via AP)

    This undated photo provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Samir Coyett, who authorities say is a Philadelphia resident arrested after police officer James McCullough was shot while trying to stop a carjacking Sunday, April 17, 2016. Coyett was identified by investigators as one of the robbers, but not the shooter. Coyett faces charges of attempted murder, robbery and related offenses. (Philadelphia Police Department via AP)  (The Associated Press)

A man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer in the leg after fleeing from a carjacking has been ordered held without bail.

Online court records show 23-year-old Scott Griffin was arraigned early Wednesday on attempted murder, robbery and related charges.

He's accused of shooting Officer James McCullough on Sunday. McCullough and his partner were flagged down by a woman who reported being carjacked by two men.

Police say as the officers pursued them, Griffin turned and shot McCullough.

Police say the other suspect, 20-year-old Samir Coyett, was arrested, but Griffin fled and was arrested Monday.

Coyett faces charges of attempted murder, robbery and related offenses.

McCullough has been released from the hospital.

No lawyers were listed for either man in online court documents.