Huntsville Police identify man arrested in shooting, police chase

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville Police say they have charged Reginald Scott, 18, in connection with a shooting and police chase that happened Monday night.

Reginald Scott (Image: Huntsville Police)

Officers responded to a call of gunshots in the 4000 block of Summerhill Drive Monday night. The officers tried to stop a car leaving the area, but the driver, now identified as Scott, drove away.

He led police on a chase until he crashed into a car near the intersection of Pulaski Pike and Stringfield Road. Scott ran from the vehicle, but was captured in a nearby wooded area.

Officers recovered a handgun they believe to have been used in the initial incident where Scott fired shots into a vehicle. Investigators say the shooting happened after an altercation on Summerhill Drive.

Huntsville Police say no one was seriously injured in the shooting or the wreck where the chase ended.

The investigation is ongoing.

Initial reports were that three people were taken into custody. Huntsville Police confirm Scott is the only person being charged in this case.