Foiled carjacking suspect fired shot at car before running off, cops say

He emerged from the bushes, fired a shot at a car, demanded the keys, but then ran away and Boca Raton police said they know who they are looking for.

James Sidney Friedman, 59, of Pompano Beach, has been identified as the armed carjacker, investigators said, and they believe he drove away in a pickup truck before switching to a red and black 2008 Kawasaki 1400 motorcycle bearing a Florida tag number MEI-I38.

Police are circulating a picture Friedman with the hope someone will recognize him and report his whereabouts.

The failed carjacking happened about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of North Federal Highway, police said.

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