Shots fired, vehicles rammed during morning's high speed chase

The Wyoming Highway Patrol was involved with a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 25 this morning (Nov. 25th) at 11:19 a.m. The pursuit was initially initiated by the Mills Police Department. Once the pursuit went southbound on Interstate 25 from Mills, WHP took over as the primary agency in the pursuit. (See Oil City's earlier coverage .) WHP attempted to utilize Stop Stick tire deflating devices on the vehicle at mile post 170. The fleeing vehicle was able to avoid the Stop Sticks. At mile post 165, the vehicle crossed the median and began traveling south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 25. At mile post 162, a WHP Trooper fired at the fleeing vehicle in an attempt to end the pursuit for the safety of the northbound Interstate 25 traffic. The vehicle continued southbound for approximately one-half mile before three law enforcement vehicles rammed the fleeing vehicle ending the pursuit. Both occupants of the fleeing vehicle have been taken into custody and are receiving medical treatment. One WHP Trooper and K-9 partner sustained non-life threatening injuries while ramming the pursuing vehicle at the end of the pursuit. Both the Trooper and K-9 have been taken to medical facilities for treatment. At the request of the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) has taken over the investigation of the event. #oilcity #news