One arrested in Sunday night shootout and car chase

One arrest in Sunday night shootout and car chase (MGN Online)

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.

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