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LIVE: Law enforcement responding to incident on I-96

Posted at 8:19 PM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 21:30:06-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Law enforcement responded to several related incidents on I-96 WB near the Walker exit.

Shots were fired at police officers, though those officers did not shoot back, the Kent County Sheriff's Department said during a press conference.

The officers tried to do a traffic stop after seeing a wrong-way driver, but the person did not stop.

The chase stretched from the northern part of the county along M-37, and ended along westbound I-96 near the Walker exit.

Police brought the person into custody after he crashed into a ditch during the chase.

No one was injured.

Traffic was moving slowly with significant backups.

Watch the press conference: