- Associated Press - Monday, June 8, 2015

CROMWELL, Okla. (AP) - A man and a teenage girl suspected of firing on law enforcement officers during a high-speed chase that began in Pottawatomie County were captured Monday in a wooded area in neighboring Seminole County, authorities said.

Pottawatomie County Undersheriff J.T. Palmer said the suspects, identified as Joshua Hudson and a 15-year-old girl whose name was not released, were captured one mile south of Cromwell in a densely wooded area. Hudson’s age was not immediately available.

“They’re ate up with ticks and chiggers. Besides that, they’re fine,” Palmer said. He said no officers were injured during the pursuit.

He said each of the suspects will be booked with shooting with intent to kill. Palmer said more than a dozen shots were fired at officers who chased the suspects. Bond has been set at $500,000 each, Palmer said.

Law enforcement teams with dogs searched the heavily wooded area by foot while helicopters flew overhead during the search.

The chase started in Pottawatomie County Sunday night after a car passed a tribal police officer going over 100 mph. Palmer said the suspects shot at officers during the chase and after the vehicle had been disabled by spike stripes.

No injuries were reported, but one Sac & Fox tribal police unit was hit with four bullets, including one in the windshield, Palmer said.

When the chase ended about 10 miles east of Seminole about 11 p.m. Sunday, authorities immediately set up a perimeter.

“We feel confident we have them contained in the area here,” Palmer said. “It’s just a slow, methodical search at this point.”

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