South Carolina police helped stop and arrest a Charlotte burglary suspect late Friday night, who they also suspect shot at officers before fleeing to Interstate 77, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.
One of the two suspects fired at officers who had responded to a call of an active burglary in the 300 block of Tribune Drive just after 9:30 p.m., according to a press release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on Saturday.
That’s at Moores Chapel Road and Interstate 485 near the Catawba River.
The gunman ran to a car and drove off, police said.
CMPD Freedom Division officers chased the driver after he refused to pull over, police said.
The chase ended in Fort Mill when the suspect jumped out of the car and ran, the release said.
CMPD alerted South Carolina law enforcement agencies whose agents assisted in the pursuit and arrest of the suspect.
Police have not released the name of the driver or announced charges.
CMPD urged anyone with information about the incident to call Detective Keith Trietley at 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers anonymous tips at 704-334-1600.