Gun fired in police chase

A law enforcement officer was dragged by a vehicle and another officer fired his gun during an early morning incident on Dec. 22 in the 10 block of Lee Street in Forest Lake.
According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, police officers from Forest Lake and Wyoming and sheriff’s deputies from Washington and Chisago counties were in the area of the incident following up on possible leads for arrest warrants. Around 2 a.m., officers attempted to arrest the driver of a minivan, but the driver allegedly fled the scene, briefly dragging an officer who had reached inside the van. The sheriff’s office reported that an officer fired his weapon while the other officer was being dragged; the vehicle was hit by gunfire, but no person was;
Eventually, the vehicle stopped near one of the intersections of U.S. Highway 61 and State Highway 97. The driver was arrested without further incident, but

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