Shots fired, squad hit after Manitowoc chase

Suspect taken to local hospital

A police chase in Manitowoc ended Tuesday with gun shots fired and a squad car hit.

Police say officers tried to pull over a pickup truck driver who was running stop signs and crossing into oncoming traffic. The driver sped away, an officer gave chase and eventually tried to box in the truck. It hit the squad and struck a light pole.

Police say the officer fired several shots at the vehicle.

The suspect was believed to be driving a stolen vehicle. He was taken to a local hospital for a minor arm injury.

Police didn’t say whether the officer’s gunfire hit anyone or anything.

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