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Pursuit starts in Christian County, then ends in Springfield; patrol car struck, driver shot in the leg

Pursuit starts in Christian County, then ends in Springfield
Pursuit starts in Christian County, then ends in Springfield(KY3)
Published: Apr. 15, 2021 at 10:07 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 16, 2021 at 10:42 AM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Christian County deputies say a woman is in custody after a police pursuit ended in Springfield late Thursday night.

The pursuit ended around 10 p.m. near the Campbell Avenue and Sunshine Street intersection. At that scene, a KY3 photographer witnessed the driver ramming into cars.

According to Christian County Sheriff Brad Cole, deputies initially responded to State Highway CC and Highway 160 in Christian County. A woman reportedly had a gun and threatened another woman at the location. The pursuit started when law enforcement arrived to the scene. Sheriff Brad Cole says the woman tried to run a deputy over when the deputy approached her car. The deputy fired a shot, hitting her in the leg.

At the scene where the pursuit ended, at least one Greene County patrol car was struck, according to Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott.

Deputies booked the woman in the Christian County Jail.

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