Police: Suspect in custody after firing shots at officers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police say a man was arrested after shooting towards an undercover officer.

APD says a detective in an unmarked car noticed a stolen pickup following him in a neighborhood near Juan Tabo and I-40 Thursday morning.

Police say Jaime Santisteban shot at him and took off. That started a chase, and Santistevan hit several cars including a police car.

It ended near Pennsylvania and I-40 where Santisteban tried to run but was arrested.

Police say the truck he was in was stolen and they found a gun in a nearby backyard.

Police are also looking to see if he is the same person behind an armed robbery at Twisters just before the chase.

Santiesteban was arrested in connection to a murder in 2011. He was later found not guilty. His accomplice in that case was convicted of second degree murder.

 

 

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