Morning chase in Deaf Smith County leads to shots fired


HEREFORD, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — A chase in Deaf Smith County with DPS troopers leads to shots fired.

Troopers were attempting to stop Juan Medina, 30, south of Hereford just before 10 a.m. on Wednesday. They said instead of stopping Medina took off.

Officials said Medina tried to run the vehicle into a Deaf Smith deputy who was assisting.

This chase lasted about an hour until a Trooper rammed their vehicle into the suspect’s vehicle. The Trooper then shot out three of the suspect’s tires.

Medina is currently in the Deaf Smith County jail at this time.

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