A shooting incident between a fleeing motorist and Highland County Sheriff deputy occurred, Monday morning.The Highland County Sheriff reports the incident began at 3:08am, when a deputy tried to stop a vehicle on State Route 41 in Brushcreek Township.
Sheriff Ron Ward said the vehicle's driver did not stop, leading to a slow-speed pursuit into Pike County. The motorist then stopped the vehicle, leading to a passenger getting out of the car and firing a shot at the cruiser. The person got back into the car and proceeded down the road.
After several minutes of pursuit, the car stopped a second time with the passenger firing shots again at the crusier, leading to the deputy returning fire. The car then sped away and eluded the deputy once in Adams County.
The car is described as being possibly a silver-gray Dodge Stratus with heavy damage to the rear driver side of the car.
The driver was described as a white male in his late 20s, 6'2", with glasses, a goatee, and a slender build. The passenger was a white male in his 40s, 5'8", a stocky build, with short balding light hair and thin facial hair.
Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to contact the Pike County Sheriff's Office.