2 Arrested After Shooting, Police Chase

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A shooting and police chase leads to the arrest of two people in Beloit.

Police say an officer in the area heard shots being fired in the 300 block of 3rd St. He then saw a car speeding out of a parking lot. When he tried to pull the driver over, she refused to stop. The chase ended in a crash in the 1700 block of Prairie Ave.

Police then arrested the driver, 19-year-old Lavesha Burnett, for fleeing police, and the passenger, 23-year-old Dajon McClinton, for being a felon in possession of a firearm and endangering safety.

A 23-year-old woman was injured in the shooting. Police say they’re still searching for the person who shot her, but believe they know who it is.

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