PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WHDH) - A police chase involving several agencies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island ended in a shooting Friday night, critically injuring the suspect, officials said.
Crime scene tape and multiple cruisers are on the scene in Providence, Rhode Island outside Rhode Island Hospital around 10:30 p.m. The driver was wanted on several felony warrants, officials said, and the man’s teenage daughter was also in the car.
The chase started in Burrillville, Rhode Island, and Uxbridge police confirmed the chase crossed into Massachusetts. Then, the chase continued into Providence, when the suspect was shot when he attempted to ram officers with his car. His daughter was also hit in the leg and taken to the hospital.
Providence police said their officers fired the shots that injured the suspect, and two officers were injured during the altercation as well. The Providence police chief said those officers were not shot but could not describe the nature of their injuries.
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