Tampa, FL – Shooting Incident Leads To Police Chase, Wreck

November 17, 2018

Tampa, FL (November 16, 2018) – On Wednesday evening, just before 5:00, Tampa police responded to a call telling them that gunshots had been heard in the immediate area. Their efforts to investigate the situation led to one suspect in custody and another on the lam.

  Spotting a vehicle they believed to be linked to the reported gunshots, the Tampa police officers attempted to pull the vehicle over. Instead of complying with the request, the suspect sped away leading police on a three-mile chase through town. The pursuit ended when the suspect’s car sideswiped another car and then crashed into a pole. The driver and passenger were able to exit the disabled vehicle and, after a failed attempt at carjacking another car in the area, decided to flee on foot. The driver was caught and arrested. Police are still searching for the passenger.

  The driver of the sideswiped car did not suffer any major injuries and at least one of the guns the suspects attempted to ditch has been recovered.

Tampa, FL - Shooting Incident Leads To Police Chase, Wreck

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