A teenage murder suspect who escaped from a hospital Wednesday has been captured, the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed Sunday.

Shane Pryor, who was in custody for a 2020 fatal shooting and who had escaped from Juvenile Justice Services Center staff at a hospital on Wednesday, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service at 3rd and the Boulevard in Philadelphia without incident, authorities said. He is being taken to the Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit.

No further information is available, authorities said.

At a news conference Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner of Investigations Frank Vanore said Pryor escaped from the emergency room parking lot of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shortly before noon on Wednesday after he was transported there from the Juvenile Justice Services Center for an apparent hand injury.

“He was able to escape from staff and run from this area on foot,” Vanore said.

PHOTO: Escaped prisoner Shane Pryor in images released by police.

Escaped inmate Shane Pryor in images released by police.

Philadelphia Police Department

According to court documents, Pryor was being held on murder charges for the October 2020 shooting of Tanya Harris. He was 14 years old at the time of the alleged shooting, which occurred in an alleyway in the Holmesburg neighborhood of Philadelphia. In December 2023, the courts decided to try Pryor as an adult.

At the time of his arrest, Pryor told police he solicited the victim for sex but that the woman was shot by another man, according to court documents.

Pryor’s defense attorney, Paul DiMaio, said his client “has always maintained his innocence,” and pointed to the December 2023 court decision as a motive for his escape. “He may have felt he wasn’t going to get a fair shake,” DiMaio told WPVI.

ABC News’ Chris Donato and Leah Sarnoff contributed to this report.

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