MPD: Suspect fires shots at police officer during chase

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UPDATE: FROM MPD: One subject was arrested, Christopher J. Jones, age 22, for assault, reckless endangerment, shooting into an occupied vehicle, certain persons forbidden, and reckless endangerment.

According to the jail log, Jones is from Tucker, Georgia, and was previously arrested in Mobile County for robbery. Mobile Police say the second person taken into custody Sunday night was released without charges.

Christopher Jones

ORIGINAL POST: MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile police say a person fired shots at a police officer during a chase Sunday night.

The pursuit started in the area of Government Boulevard and Skywood Drive after 8 p.m. The chase ended after the suspect crashed into a pole at Government Boulevard and Magnolia Road.

Mobile police say the officer suffered minor injuries, possibly from broken glass on his vehicle. Police say a man and a woman are in custody.

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