Suspect in custody after officer-involved shooting, car chase in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police have arrested a suspect accused of shooting at an officer and leading police on a car chase in Winston-Salem that ended in a crash.

Two officers were involved in a foot chase with the suspect at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Winston Summit apartment complex near the 4400 block of Old Town Drive, according to police.

The suspect, who has not been named, had pending arrest warrants and allegedly fired at least one gunshot at an officer during the chase.

The suspect then allegedly got into a vehicle and tried to crash into an officer, resulting in at least one officer shooting at the suspect, according to police.

The suspect continued driving to Silas Creek and Bethabara Road and crashed into two other vehicles, just over a mile away.

The suspect then tried to run off and was apprehended by police. Nobody was hurt.

Police had a portion of Silas Creek Parkway blocked off and redirected traffic toward North Point Boulevard.

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