Police Say Man Shot at Squad Car During Chase
EAST PRAIRIE (AP) - A southeast Missouri man is jailed after allegedly leading police on a chase and shooting at a police car.
KFVS-TV reports that the 36-year-old suspect is jailed and expected to face several charges. None had been filed by Friday afternoon.
The incident began late Thursday with a traffic stop in East Prairie. Police say the suspect took off, prompting a chase. East Prairie Capt. Ryan Hill says the driver fired four rounds from a .12-gauge shotgun at the police char chasing him. One round hit the car, but the officer was not hurt.
The driver crashed and ran away, prompting an all-night search.
Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore says the suspect was arrested without incident Friday morning at a home in Charleston.
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