Murder suspects shoot at police as they lead them on Bi-state chase


WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. – Police said murder suspects opened fire on officers during an early Friday morning chase.

Police were called to the 5500 block of Avon Place for a murder at about 12:30 a.m. in Washington Park, Illinois. They were also called to an officer-involved shooting near 25th and Argonne Drive in East St. Louis.

There was a police chase involving the suspects along I-64 into Missouri.

Then they went westbound on I-70 into north St. Louis County. Shots were repeatedly fired at officers. Eventually, police lost sight of the car somewhere on northbound 270.

A person was taken into custody by St. Louis City police. FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene.

FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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