Three are in custody following a chase that began with a shots fired call in Port Arthur Friday morning.
The male driver and two female juvenile passengers are being questioned after the chase ended and a weapon was recovered in the area of 14th Street and Dewalt Avenue Friday morning,
The chase ended when the suspect vehicle, a Toyota Corolla, that police believe was recently stolen from Hardin County, struck a police vehicle head-on.
No officers appeared to be injured.
Port Arthur police led on chase
The chase began shortly after Port Arthur Police detectives responded to a deadly conduct call in the 2600 block of Ninth Street according to ta release from the City of Port Arthur.
While officers were there heard shots being fired in the area and shortly after received a description of a suspect vehicle according to the release.
When officers spotted the vehicle and attempted to stop it the driver fled leading police on a chase during which two police vehicles were damaged the release said.
The male driver was taken into custody and a weapon was recovered when the chase ended the release said.
The driver and two female juveniles who were in the car are all being questioned by detectives as the investigation continued the release said.
From the City of Port Arthur...
This morning PAPD detectives responded to a deadly conduct call in the 2600 block of 9th Street.
While PAPD was on scene shots were (heard) fired, and a short time after the shots were heard PAPD received a description of the suspect vehicle.
PAPD officers in the area of W. 14th and Dewalt visually identified the suspect vehicle.
As officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the suspect vehicle fled.
Officers attempted to apprehend the individual in the suspect vehicle and two PAPD vehicles were damaged in the process.
However, the suspect was taken into custody and a weapon recovered.
Upon taking the suspect into custody it was discovered the suspect vehicle was stolen out of Hardin County.
The suspect is being interviewed by detectives along with two female juveniles who where in the suspect vehicle.The investigation is still ongoing.