Law enforcement units from throughout the region converged on an area in Eureka Friday afternoon after a police chase that began in Franklin County ended in St. Louis County.
Patch's news partner FOX2 reports that authorities pulled over a car in a traffic stop on I-44 in Franklin County, but that a man in the vehicle pulled out a gun and took off.
The chase which ensued ended in a Eureka subdivision with a bullet-riddled car stopped on Williams road South of Augustine in Eureka, the station reported.
KSDK-TV reports that the person in the car was wanted in "several states."
The chase also caused the Rockwood School District to place all schools under a brief "modified lockdown" from around 1:30-1:45 p.m. The district was instructed to take the action by the Eureka Police Department, who said they were in pursuit of an armed suspect in an area subdivision.
A staff member for West Newsmagazine was at his home in Eureka when the chase took place and reporting hearing 15-20 shots fired.
According to the same article, a spokesperson for the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed that a shootout took place and that the suspect was injured.
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