Suspect in custody after shots fired during St. Clair Shores police chase

Suspect injured, taken into custody

A police chase in St. Clair Shores ends with shots fired. Police say the suspect has been taken into custody. Local 4′s Jason Colthorp is live at the scene.

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – Police were spotted leaving the the scene Friday night on Jefferson Avenue and Revere Street in St. Clair Shores, where a police chase ended.

According to authorities, shots were fired, and the suspect, a man, was injured and taken into custody. There is no clear reason as to why the suspect was running or what the police wanted him for.

It was originally thought that there could be more than one suspect, which is why the Michigan State Police had their helicopter in flight, circling the area with the spotlight shining down on the scene.

St. Clair Shores said on Saturday that their officers got involved in the pursuit when the vehicle entered the city.

The driver reportedly turned onto Revere Street, turned around at a dead end and then proceeded to drive toward the officers. Police say officers then fired shots at the vehicle.

The suspect was taken to the hospital in an ambulance following the incident.

No other details have been provided at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact St. Clair Shores police at 586-445-5305.


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Jason anchors Local 4's 5:30 p.m. newscast. He joined WDIV in January 2015 as a general assignment reporter and has a Journalism degree from Michigan State University.

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