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Pursuit of wanted suspect ended with crash into a field

Two people were injured when the car used to flee police crashed Sunday.

Shelbyville police officers were alerted to a wanted male who had fled from the Airport Authority Police earlier in the evening. Officers later located the suspect’s vehicle at Horseshoe of Indianapolis Casino. 

Shelbyville police say the suspect was located at the casino and fled to his vehicle.  A pursuit was initiated by officers on a vehicle which had the suspect and an unknown female inside of the vehicle. The suspect raced out of the area at a high rate of speed and headed northbound on N. Michigan Road and ignored all the officers attempts to stop him, including officers behind him with their emergency lights and sirens on. 

The suspects continued to evade officers reaching speeds over 100 mph during the pursuit. He eventually turned onto N. State Road 9 at 1000 North where a deputy was waiting with a tire deflation device. The officer was able to deploy the tire deflation device and it was successful leading to the vehicle crashing into a field. 

Officers were able to remove the female suspect from the car and detained her.  The male suspect was also removed from the car and officers began to provide medical care until the medics arrived. Both suspects were transported to Methodist Hospital.

At this time this is still an ongoing investigation.  All names and charges are being withheld while the investigation continues.