One suspect arrested after shots fired, trying to elude police

Posted at 7:43 AM, Nov 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-06 13:16:03-05

TULSA - One man was arrested after a high speed chase left his vehicle disabled and stuck in the grass after the driver hit a curb, Tulsa Police said Sunday.

Officers were responding to a call about shots fired just past midnight in the 2400 block of 107th E. Ave. when they said they saw a car leaving the area in a hurry.

Police say the chase was on at that point before losing sight of the vehicle as the driver headed toward Highway 169. Burglary detectives reported that they saw the car at 11th and Garnett and continued the pursuit at that point.

As they reached the 500 block of S. 111th E. Ave. authorities say the suspect hit a curb and went into the grass where he was arrested. The unidentified suspect was charged with DUI, aggravated speeding, eluding police, and driving at improper rates of speed.

After his arrest, officers say the suspect told them that one of the passengers was shooting a gun and that the gun was tossed from the car.

The man’s two passengers were not arrested.

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