GOSHEN, Ind. (WNDU) – Police have named the suspect shot by an officer after a chase Wednesday night in Goshen.
The incident started with a police pursuit around 9:16 p.m. near Lincolnway East and Kercher Road, and the pursuit came to an end at 9:57 p.m. near the intersection of West Washington Street and 3rd Street, dispatch confirmed.
Police shot the suspect, Joshua Perry, 34, who sustained injuries that are not considered life-threatening, Elkhart County Homicide Unit Cmdr. Mark Daggy said. Perry had two outstanding warrants for his arrest and is preliminary charged with resisting arrest with a vehicle.
The 40-minute pursuit, which police say averaged speeds of 30-40 mph, came to an end after officers deployed Stop Sticks at several locations to flatten Perry's tires.
It was after the pursuit ended that the officer, who has not been identified, shot Perry. Further details surrounding the shooting were not released.
As is standard protocol, the officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave.
No police were shot in the incident. The Elkhart County Homicide Unit will be leading the investigation.
NewsCenter 16 will bring you updates as the homicide unit's investigation unfolds and we learn more.