Gunman At-Large Following Shooting, High-Speed Chase Across Tarrant County

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Police in North Richland Hills are searching for a driver who led officers on a high-speed chase through eastern Tarrant County in a stolen vehicle.

According to police, officers began chasing the vehicle at about 2:45 a.m. after recognizing it from an earlier report of a shooting at an apartment complex at 8500 Harwood Road.

Police said the victim reported seeing the suspect breaking into multiple vehicles at the apartment complex. The suspect was interrupted and began shooting, police said.

The driver reached speeds of up to 100 mph while being pursued by police in Hurst, Bedford, and Colleyville before crashing along the 8000 block of Boulevard 26.

The driver abandoned the vehicle and was able to run away from officers. The search for the suspect ended at about 5 a.m.

According to police, the suspect wore a red and blue striped shirt, red shorts, and one red Fila high-top shoe, and he drove a dark-colored four-door vehicle

There were no reports of injuries in the chase or the earlier reported shooting.

A passenger in the car during the chase was taken into custody and later released without charge, officers said.

Officers from Hurst, Richland Hills, Haltom City and Fort Worth Police Air 1 assisted in the search.

According to police, the suspect is possibly armed with a handgun. Anyone who sees she suspect should call 911.

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