Suspect in Longview police chase identified - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Suspect in Longview police chase identified

Posted: Updated:
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Rotary club finances student voting software

    Rotary club finances student voting software

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:44:22 GMT
    The Rotary Club of Poplar Bluff funded software for senior high student council to use for elections; including mock election, student body and the homecoming court as well as the senior personality awards.
    The Rotary Club of Poplar Bluff funded software for senior high student council to use for elections; including mock election, student body and the homecoming court as well as the senior personality awards.
  • 27th Annual Praise the Lard barbecue Cook-Off bigger than ever

    27th Annual Praise the Lard barbecue Cook-Off bigger than ever

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:25:12 GMT
    This year's Praise the Lard barbecue Cook-Off is bigger than ever and will take place in downtown Murphysboro, Illinois September 18 through 20. The annual event is sponsored by 17th Street Barbecue. 
    This year's Praise the Lard barbecue Cook-Off is bigger than ever and will take place in downtown Murphysboro, Illinois September 18 through 20. The annual event is sponsored by 17th Street Barbecue. 
  • Kevil, KY man accused of stealing multiple items from employer

    Kevil, KY man accused of stealing multiple items from employer

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:22:22 GMT
    A McCracken County, Kentucky man was arrested recently in connection with a theft on Clarks River Road.
    A McCracken County, Kentucky man was arrested recently in connection with a theft on Clarks River Road.
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

The Texas Rangers have identified the suspect in Monday night's police chase and shooting as 28-year-old Jose SiFuentes.

Longview police responded to reports of a small, blue four-door vehicle attempting to hit cars and run them off the road at approximately 8:30 P.M. on Monday.

Police attempted to pull over SiFuentes, who fled. Officers set up spikes on Highway 80 near U.S. 259.

SiFuentes was driving eastbound on Highway  80 when his car was spiked. He then turned around, driving westbound directly at officers.

An officer on the scene then shot at the vehicle. The officer was hit by the vehicle and transported to the hospital. He has been released, sustaining non-life threatening and non-incapacitating injuries. 

The suspect was sent to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. His status has not been released.

Copyright 2013 KLTV.All Rights reserved.
Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.