Burglary suspect in custody after standoff, chase

Standoff continues along U.S. 75

A burglary suspect who fired shots at an officer, led police on a chase, and conducted standoffs in two different counties, has been arrested.

It all started at a Lamborghini dealership in Richardson at about 3 a.m. when officers were called about an attempted burglary. The suspect pulled out a weapon and fired at one officer before fleeing in a white SUV.

No officers were injured.

The suspect led police on a chase and stopped at 2000 Central Expressway, near U.S. 380, in McKinney. Police surrounded him in the parking lot, and it appeared he was slumped over the wheel, according to WFAA's crew at the scene.

Officers tried to negotiate with him, and they eventually threw a concussion grenade into the SUV, causing gas to fill the vehicle.

Despite this, the suspect took off up Central Expressway again for several miles, stopping just south of the Grayson County line in Collin County. 

Police announced at about 8 a.m. that they used force to remove the suspect from the vehicle and arrest him. He has not been identified.

Copyright 2016 WFAA


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment