Chase ends after suspect wrecks vehicle following deputy-involved shooting

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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — A suspect crashed at Yale and Brother Boulevard after leading police on a chase Tuesday night, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said. The chase started after deputies spotted a stolen white pickup truck at Econolodge at I-40 and Canada Road. When they confronted the suspect he brandished a gun, causing deputies to open fire. The chase continued until the suspect wrecked the vehicle in Bartlett. The suspect then fled on foot but was eventually apprehended. At least three deputy vehicles were side-swiped and some were rammed. Three civilian cars were also damaged. The suspect was taken to Regional One Hospital in non-critical condition. Deputies say the suspect wasn’t struck by gunfire. WREG is on the scene. This is an ongoing investigation.

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