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.READ MORE: Clean Car Debate At Minnesota Capitol May Lead To Summer Closures Of State Parks, Trails
One of the witnesses told deputies that a man in the car fired a handgun at the van.READ MORE: Marietta's Salt Lake Is A Paradise For Birds And Bird Watchers
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.MORE NEWS: COVID In MN: Gov. Walz To Announce On Thursday His Timeline To End All Restrictions
No one was injured in the chase, the sheriff’s office said. Authorities did not say what prompted the chase.