Suspect Leads Police on 4.5 Mile Chase

High Speed Chase Ends With Crash_2054710483885967360

A man is in custody after leading Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies on a chase from Machesney Park to Rockford.

Deputies responded to the 300 block of Greenview Ave. in Machesney Park for a report of a man pointing a shotgun at someone. When they arrived, the suspect took off, leading police on a chase that ended in a crash at N. Church St. and Burton St. The other car involved spun out and hit a tree; the condition of the driver is uknown at this time.

The suspect ran from the crash scene on foot, but was eventually located just a few blocks away a K9 Unit. His name has not yet been released.

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