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I-30 was closed for about 20 minutes after police chased a possible shooting suspect

Members of the Fort Worth Police Department work to remove a vehicle involved in a standoff on Interstate 30 near Sandy Lane in East Fort Worth on Monday, January 7, 2019.
Members of the Fort Worth Police Department work to remove a vehicle involved in a standoff on Interstate 30 near Sandy Lane in East Fort Worth on Monday, January 7, 2019. amccoy@star-telegram.com

A call of shots fired is what led police on a short pursuit on Monday afternoon that ended on Interstate 30 westbound.

All directions of I-30 near Sandy Lane in east Fort Worth were closed for about 20 minutes while police worked to get the suspect in custody.

Officer Bradley Perez said police were originally sent to the 1300 block of West Drew Street at about 2:45 p.m. on a shots fired call. The vehicle took off quickly from the block and didn’t stop for officers. At the end of the pursuit, Perez said the car was found to be reported stolen.

Three of the car’s tires had been punctured by stop spikes.

One man was arrested on charges of evading arrest and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. No injuries were reported.

No other details have been released by police.

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