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Accused Gunman Leads Dallas Police On Chase With Child In Vehicle, Ends In Crash

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A man suspected of shooting a person in Dallas led police on a chase with a child in the vehicle he was driving early Monday morning, authorities said. The chase ended in a crash with no injuries.

Police said the incident started when they responded to a shooting at around 4:30 a.m. on Barrett Drive near Highway 175 in the Pleasant Grove area.

Witnesses told police the suspect fired several shots at a man inside the home, striking him at least once. The suspect then drove away from the scene with his child.

Police said officers chased the suspect from Jim Miller Road to Interstate-30 and then west into downtown Dallas.

The vehicle eventually crashed at Ervay Street. The suspect was then taken into custody without further incident.

According to police, the child who was in the vehicle was uninjured and was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

Police are continuing to investigate and have not said what charges the suspect could face.

Police said the man who was shot was taken to the hospital and is stable.

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