Watch Frantic Shootout Between Tenn. Police, Suspect after Chase

April 6, 2023
No one was injured when a suspect wanted on over a dozen outstanding warrants began firing at Nashville police officers following a chase in Davidson County.

A shootout erupted between Tennessee police and a suspect following a chase Tuesday.

The incident happened as Nashville police officers were trying to pull over an SUV under investigation for drug activity in Davidson County, WKRN-TV reports. The driver refused to stop, and a chase ensued.

After the SUV crashed during the pursuit, officers approached the vehicle and were greeted by gunfire from the driver, who was still inside. A frantic shootout began as police returned fire.

Even though the suspect emptied an entire handgun magazine, no one was injured in the exchange. The back windshield of a police unit, however, was riddled with bullet holes.

The suspect, who was wanted on over a dozen outstanding warrants was taken into custody.

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