Salt Lake high-speed chase ends with shots fired in Tooele County

Posted at 7:29 AM, May 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-30 16:44:36-04

LAKE POINT, Utah - A police chase that started in Salt Lake City has ended with shots fired in Lake Point in Tooele County Tuesday morning.

The chase started in Salt Lake City near 235 S. and 500 W. where officers were called about shots fired at about 5:30 a.m.

Preliminary information states one person was shot in that incident; their condition is unknown.

Officers said the suspect car, with two people inside, sped off when they arrived.

The chase reached speeds of 105 mph and continued along I-80, past Saltair and ended in Lake Point at Canyon Rd. and Adobe Ln.

Authorities threw out spike strips and the suspect ran over two of them but continued the chase.

Eventually the car hit a tree and the two suspects got out and were communicating with officers.

According to preliminary reports, at least one officer fired at the suspect.

One suspect was shot, however, it is unclear if the suspect was shot by an officer or not.

That suspect was flown to the hospital in critical condition and the other suspect is in custody.

Officials have not released the identities of the suspects.

No one else was injured in the chase.