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POLICE CHASE LEADS TO MANHUNT IN THE AREA OF INTERSTATE 80 AND THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
From the ISP: Multiple law enforcement agencies have responded to the area of I-80 and the Mississippi River (Illinois side), in response to suspect that fled the scene of a crash.
At approximately 7:00 PM this evening a 911 call of shots fired was reported on I-80 westbound between Atkinson and Annawan. Officers from several departments responded to the area. The suspect vehicle was located. When the officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the suspect vehicle fled. It was pursued until it crashed I-80 west at the Mississippi River (Exit 1). The driver fled the crash scene. Police established a perimeter and additional resources have been requested to respond to the scene. The search for the driver is ongoing.
The public are encouraged to avoid this area. Hampton residents are asked to lock doors, vehicles and outbuildings, turn on exterior lights, stay inside and call in anything suspicious immediately.
This incident is ongoing and developing.
Note: They did not provide a suspect description.
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