Suspect in Longview police chase identified - Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Suspect in Longview police chase identified

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

The Texas Rangers have identified the suspect in Monday night's police chase and shooting as 28-year-old Jose SiFuentes.

Longview police responded to reports of a small, blue four-door vehicle attempting to hit cars and run them off the road at approximately 8:30 P.M. on Monday.

Police attempted to pull over SiFuentes, who fled. Officers set up spikes on Highway 80 near U.S. 259.

SiFuentes was driving eastbound on Highway  80 when his car was spiked. He then turned around, driving westbound directly at officers.

An officer on the scene then shot at the vehicle. The officer was hit by the vehicle and transported to the hospital. He has been released, sustaining non-life threatening and non-incapacitating injuries. 

The suspect was sent to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. His status has not been released.

Copyright 2013 KLTV.All Rights reserved.
  • Headlines from Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Fulton & Monroe CountiesNewsMore>>

  • First Alert Forecast: Sunny, warmer temps for Black Friday shopping

    First Alert Forecast: Sunny, warmer temps for Black Friday shopping

    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)

    Dry weather is likely through the work week.

    More >>

    Dry weather is likely through the work week.

    More >>
  • Lost dog returns home just in time for Thanksgiving

    Lost dog returns home just in time for Thanksgiving

    Thursday, November 23 2017 11:55 PM EST2017-11-24 04:55:20 GMT
    (Source: Danielle Dotson)(Source: Danielle Dotson)

    One family in West Toledo is extra thankful after being reunited with their dog. Kodie was lost for nearly eight months when they saw his picture online.

    More >>

    One family in West Toledo is extra thankful after being reunited with their dog. Kodie was lost for nearly eight months when they saw his picture online.

    More >>
  • Thanksgiving shoppers score deals

    Thanksgiving shoppers score deals

    Thursday, November 23 2017 8:51 PM EST2017-11-24 01:51:02 GMT
    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)

    Some folks are getting a jump on their holiday shopping by heading out to stores Thursday. Folks are certainly excited to take advantage of this shopping opportunity.

    More >>

    Some folks are getting a jump on their holiday shopping by heading out to stores Thursday. Folks are certainly excited to take advantage of this shopping opportunity.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly