1 man arrested, 2 at large after shooting, chase and crash in Detroit

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(WWJ) A young man was arrested but police are still searching for two others who got away after a shooting, chase and crash in Detroit.

It all began at around 12:40 a.m. Friday, when a Detroit Police officer in the area of Woodward Ave. and Covington witnessed shots being fired from of a gray Chevy Malibu.

The officer activated the police vehicle’s lights and sirens and tried to make a traffic stop, but the driver sped away.

Police followed until the Malibu crashed into another vehicle at Pilgrim and Cruse as short time later, and came to a stop.

Three male suspects jumped out and fled on foot, police said.

One of them, an 18-year-old man, was caught and arrested.

He was taken by EMS to a local hospital where he was listed in temporary serious condition with injuries he sustained in the crash.

The two other suspects were still at large Friday afternoon. There is no description at this time.

Police said a couple of guns were recovered from Malibu, and spent shell casing were found at the original scene.

It's unclear who was the target of the shooting, but is does not appear that anyone got shot.

As the investigation continues. anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Twelfth Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-1240, or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at at 1-800-Speak Up (1-800-773-2587).