Shots Fired at Police, Pursuit Ends in Windham Car Crash

Apr 25, 2018

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Police say a pursuit that started with a man shooting out of a vehicle at police officers in Massachusetts ended about 20 miles away when the car crashed in Windham, N.H.


The chase started in Haverhill, Massachusetts, around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police say one of the men was shooting at an unknown target but then started shooting at them after they gave chase.

The vehicle crashed in Windham, New Hampshire, and the driver was immediately taken into custody. The passenger fled and was found around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police identified the driver as 20-year-old Manuel Antonio Soto, of Haverhill, Massachusetts, and the passenger as 21-year-old Javonnie Chambers, of Berlin, New Hampshire. It wasn't immediately known if they had lawyers, and numbers couldn't be found for them.