Authorities: Suspects missing after police chase, crash

WILMINGTON, Del. — Authorities say suspects who were fleeing in a car from police investigating reports of gunshots fired in Delaware crashed their vehicle and escaped on foot. Delaware State Police say the suspects fled in a car Wednesday morning.

Wilmington police who were responding to the report in the city then started chasing them. The Delaware News Journal reports the suspects’ vehicle later crashed on a road near Claymont and they ran away.

That road was temporarily closed but reopened before 1 p.m. Police did not specify how many suspects fled. They were still missing as of 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Wilmington police say they will release more information when it becomes available.

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