Wednesday’s High Speed Chase Near Casper Explained
Now we have new details about the high speed pursuit near Casper on Wednesday...
Wyoming authorities say they have arrested a fugitive from Missouri after shooting at and ramming the man's vehicle as it traveled the wrong direction on the highway.
Authorities say a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper fired on the car and three law enforcement vehicles rammed it during a high-speed chase on Interstate 25 on Wednesday.
Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Director Steve Woodson says a female passenger in the vehicle was shot in the leg and has been treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
He says the male driver was treated for minor injuries and taken into custody.
He is wanted on a parole violation in Missouri.
A trooper and his K-9 partner were hurt while ramming the vehicle and are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The chase began in MIlls with a traffic stop where the suspect bolted and the police gave chase.