Man Wanted In Greene County For Shooting At Officers Arrested In St. Louis

A man wanted by Greene County investigators has been captured by the Midwest Fugitive Task Force.

Officers arrested Enrique Castaneda in St. Louis. Greene County deputies considered him armed and dangerous.

Deputies say he fired shots Monday morning at officers after a pursuit through Springfield. Investigators say an officer attempted to stop a vehicle on West Bypass and Grand.

Castaneda failed to yield. Deputies say during a short pursuit he opened the door and fired shots.

An officer with the Springfield Police Department then caught up with the pursuit at Chestnut and Scenic. The pursuit ended when the Castaneda got the vehicle stuck on the train tracks under Kansas Expressway.

As the officer approached the vehicle, police say he then exited and fired several shots at them.

Investigators say no officer was hit.

 

 

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