Fremont County

Couple arrested after vehicle pursuit in Fremont Co.

FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. - A man and woman were captured in Fremont County after a vehicle pursuit on Wednesday. 

The chase began on Highway 50 near Steinmeier Avenue in Canon City just before 11 a.m. Police saw a vehicle that matched the description of one being driven by a wanted homicide suspect. The suspect was also wanted on other felony charges. 

Officers tried to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle refused to pull over. During the pursuit, someone in the vehicle fired at officers. 

The chase eventually ended on Mackenzie Avenue, and the couple inside the vehicle were arrested. 

Their identities have not been released. 

Mackenzie Avenue is still closed south of Grandview Ave. to Hwy 115 while detectives investigate the scene.

One Florence police officer had minor injuries from the pursuit but was unharmed by any gunfire.

No other injuries were reported.


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