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Police chase ends in crash

Police chase ends in crash

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A call of shots fired in Colorado Springs turned into a short police chase early Thursday morning.

Police said two of their cars were hit during that chase, both suffered minor damage.

It all started downtown at Pikes Peak Avenue and Tejon Street. It ended with an accident at Cimarron Street and Tejon Street.

Police said 26-year-old Eddie Lightsey drove away as investigators were looking into a shots fired call.

Lightsey hit two police cars as he tried to get away. He eventually lost control of his SUV trying to turn on Cimarron and Tejon. Police said the SUV slid into a construction site.

Police said Lightsey is facing felony charges.

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