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Suspect charged after shooting, police chase in Helena-West Helena

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HELENA- WEST HELENA, Ark. — A suspect is in custody following a shooting and police chase in Helena-West Helena.

According to police, the incident started with a fight between the suspect, Marquee Ross, and his child’s mother at the Isle of Capri Casino in Lula, Mississippi. As the victim and her friends were leaving the casino, Ross began following them. He eventually opened fire on the car.

None of the women inside were hurt.

As officers were responding to the scene, they located Ross who attempted to flee from officers.  Police said during the pursuit, the suspect rammed into a police cruiser causing damage.

The officer was not hurt.

Ross was taken into custody without incident. He faces multiple charges.