One arrested in Sunday night shootout and car chase
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) —
One man is in jail after a shootout and car chase Sunday evening in Springfield.
Charles Hughes, 28, is currently in jail facing possible charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon.
Police responded to a shot fired call in the 2000 block of East Capitol Avenue.
According to police, people in two cars were firing at each other in a store parking lot and when police arrived both cars drove off.
Hughes was arrested shortly after.
The second car hit a utility pole then several suspects fled the car.
Police will be review security footage in the next few days.