Every question you asked was completely irrelevant. What would possess you to even begin to question how this was handled? Felon with gun exiting vehicle after leading police on chase. The only question that should remain is whether a second mag would be necessary.
He attempted to elude police. He was wanted for attempted murder. The police likely knew the car was stolen from that victim. If he had pulled over, and followed instructions to the letter, he likely wouldn't be in the condition he is now. Maybe he'll pull through, and rot in prison for the rest of his life.
It appears channel 3 has the name wrong, as multiple other sources say "George", and George has a rap sheet that reflects his recent behavior: http://webapps6.doc.state.nc.us/opi/viewoffender.do?method=view&offender...
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