Washington Co. police chase ends in Hurricane

Published 11/19 2012 09:07PM

Updated 11/19 2012 09:50PM

Police chased a female suspect from St. George to a Hurricane gas station
Police chased a female suspect from St. George to a Hurricane gas station/ABC 4 News
HURRICANE, Utah (ABC 4 News) A police chase in Washington County ended with gunfire at a Hurricane gas station. It began after police arrested a female suspect in St. George. The woman managed to escape police custody while being taken to jail. She displayed a weapon and stole a police vehicle. Multiple police agencies chased the woman to Hurricane.

Spikes were deployed and the chase ended on route 9, and the confrontation turned into a standoff at a nearby Chevron gas station. A deputy fired their weapon and struck the suspect, ending the standoff. The suspect's condition and the reason she was arrested in the first place are unknown. ABC 4 News will continue updating the story.

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