LUBBOCK, Texas — One person was seriously injured after leading police on a chase Monday, according to the Lubbock Police Department.
The chase ended at 121st Street and Kenosha Avenue, LPD said. Police also said shots were fired before the person was taken to University Medical Center with serious injuries.
The chase was related to an earlier shots fired call at Bolton’s Service Station at Avenue Q and 38th Street.
LPD released a press release about the incident:
(LUBBOCK, TX) – LPD Dispatch received a call for service at 7:30 p.m. indicating that someone had been seen with a shot gun at the Bolton’s located at 3709 Avenue Q. As the dispatcher was speaking with the reporting party, the dispatcher heard a shot over the phone.
Officers responded to the Bolton’s and located the individual with the shot gun, who then proceeded to drive away, leading to a pursuit. The pursuit eventually led to 121st Street and Kenosha Avenue, where officers conducted a forcible stop at low speeds. The subject stopped, and then proceeded to ram a marked patrol vehicle. In response to the use of force, officers discharged their firearm, striking the subject.
The subject was taken via ambulance to University Medical Center with serious injuries.