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Suspect in Wabash shooting chased, caught in Marion

A Marion man who shot at police during a chase said he hand nothing to lose. Police found  a woman and her 8-month-old daughter in the car.

 

Marion Police, Grant County Sheriff's deputies and Indiana State Police pulled Cori C. Gentry over on Wednesday night, because he was wanted for questioning in a Wabash shooting that injured someone on January 20.

 

Police say Gentry refused to get out of his car and that's when he said he had nothing to lose and drove into an Indiana State Police cruiser and then backed into a Marion Police car before driving off.

 

During the chase he opened the driver's side door on G Street in Marion and shot twice at police.

 

Gentry the hit another police car on East Grant Street, and then lost control of his car in an alley and hitting a tree.

 

He tossed the gun out of the car, and police arrested him. Police then found a woman and baby in the car. The woman said she was driving the car before the car was pulled over, and was ordered to switch seats by Gentry. She and the baby were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

 

No officers were injured, and police say they are still investigating.

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