A high-speed pursuit that involved several collisions, including one with a police vehicle, ended with police firing gunshots at a man suspected of stealing a flatbed truck Sept. 20 in Goodyear.
The chase began around 10:15 a.m. near Seventh and Watkins streets in downtown Phoenix, police said. The suspect exited Interstate 10 in Buckeye before traveling back east where police apprehended him just before 11 a.m. near MC 85 and Cotton Lane in Goodyear.
Phoenix Police, the Department of Public Safety and several other police agencies were involved in the pursuit, DPS spokesman Raul Garcia said.
The suspect rammed multiple vehicles, including a head-on collision with a police unit, police said.
The suspect and the officer involved in the collision were taken to the hospital for precautionary measures, police said.
The condition and the identity of the suspect have not been released.
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