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Kellogg police chase, manhunt, shooting ends with arrest

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KELLOGG, Idaho -

A lengthy pursuit and manhunt through the city of Kellogg late Friday ended with shots fired and a man in custody, according to the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office.

In a release Saturday, deputies reported that the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office and Kellogg Police Department were called for back up by Idaho State Police, who were trying to stop a driver that had been eluding officers throughout the city of Kellogg. The car chase turned into a manhunt as the suspect, later identified as 32-year-old Tyle Lee Potts of Missoula, Montana, took off on foot.

Deputies say during the foot chase, "an officer involved shooting occurred with one of our local law enforcement entities." Further details about the shooting weren't immediately available, but deputies report neither the suspect, nor any officers were hurt. 

Multiple agencies including ISP Troopers, Kootenai County Deputies and Coeur d'Alene K9 officers responded to track the suspect down. He was arrested and taken into custody early Saturday morning.

The Shoshone County Sheriff's Office says the investigation is active and ongoing. No additional information has been released as of Saturday.

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