MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in southern Minnesota say a 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday following a car chase where he fired a handgun at vehicle.

The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office says the car chase was reported just before 11 a.m. on Highway 169 in Vernon Center. Witnesses said a dark-colored car and a silver van were chasing each other.

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One of the witnesses told deputies that a man in the car fired a handgun at the van.

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Deputies stopped both vehicles, and arrested Donald Terrience Thomas III, of Winnebago, who was booked for second-degree assault with a firearm and illegally possessing a firearm.

Two other men and one woman were also arrested and released as part of the investigation.

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No one was injured in the chase, the sheriff’s office said. Authorities did not say what prompted the chase.