Police: Man Accused Of Shooting At Deputy Is On The Run

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man after they say he shot at a deputy in a moving car, crashed into a vehicle and stole another.

Media outlets reports Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly said in a statement that 19-year-old Philip Joseph Haire Jr. should be considered armed and dangerous after shooting at an officer Monday.

Sheriff’s Chief Spokesman Mark Strobridge says a deputy was in front of a home in Palm Beach Coast when a man drove by and fired at the officer. The deputy was unharmed and has not been identified.

Deputies say, after the shooting, Haire wrecked his car and carjacked another car to escape authorities.

An alert has been sent to agencies statewide to lookout for Haire.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Tampa

6 of the Best Ways to Spend Your Summer in Tampa BayTampa Bay is calling your name! Our beautiful area offers so much and this list is just a small segment of what Tampa Bay has in store for you this summer. Here are the best ways to spend your summer here in Tampa Bay.
Best Party Beaches Around Tampa BayIt's illegal to drink alcohol on most of Tampa Bay's beaches - unless you know about these next six locations.

Listen Live