It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Ilkay Karayel, the 33-year-old Paramus man who was shot in the chest on Aug. 14 after being confronted by a pair of men on a motorcycle.
Karayel was spotted swerving on a motorcycle on Pascack Road on Sunday at around 9:30 p.m. and Paramus Police Officer Daniel Derienzo attempted to stop him, according to police. Instead of pulling over, cops said, Karayel sped away and ran several red lights before crashing at the intersection of Rochelle Avenue and Central Avenue.
According to Paramus Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg, Karayel was found to be driving under the influence, and suffered from non-life threatening injuries.Ilkay Karayel was arrested and charged with, eluding police, driving under the influence, driving with a suspended drivers license and reckless driving.
In August, Karayel was walking along Pascack Road near Oradell Avenue when two men on a motorcycle confronted him. One of the men pulled out a handgun and fired multiple shots, one of which hit Karayel in the chest. Police are still investigating the shooting that took place last month.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact Paramus police at 201-262-3400 ext. 553.