GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – Police say a man was arrested after he fired shots at an officer during a foot pursuit late Friday evening.READ MORE: Isaias Perez Arrested In Connection With Alleged Dallas Road Rage Shooting
A Grand Prairie officer was investigating a possible stolen vehicle at around 11:30 p.m. near the 2900 block of West Arkansas Lane when a male suspect began running from the officer.
During the foot chase, the man fired shots towards the officer. The shots missed the officer, and the officer did not return fire, according to police.READ MORE: One Dead After Wrong Way Crash On I-30 In Fort Worth
The suspect was eventually caught by assisting officers, and the firearm was recovered.
“We are very thankful this officer was not injured and was able to return home to his family at the end of his shift,” said a police spokesperson.
The suspect was identified as 20-year-old Catderia Strong.MORE NEWS: NTTA Completes Hwy 121, Sam Rayburn Tollway Project
Police say Strong is being held at the Grand Prairie Detention Facility on charges of attempted capital murder on a police officer, evading and unauthorized use of a vehicle.