• Fleeing Suspect Crashes Car Into Power Pole

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    ATLANTA - A suspect in a downtown Atlanta shooting crashed his car into a power pole after attempting to dodge police, Channel 2 Action News reporter Darren Lyn confirmed.

    Investigators said while responding to a 911 call in reference to shots fired on Fort Street in Atlanta, police witnessed a vehicle fleeing the area.

    Police said they tried to stop the Thunderbird, driven by 29-year-old Jalmar Anderson, but he wouldn't pull over and eventually led them on a chase, reaching speeds of up to 70 mph.

    Investigators said Anderson exited on North Druid Hills, at which point he crashed his car into a power pole.

    Anderson was arrested at the scene and faces multiple charges.

    Police said they are searching for others who may have been involved in the shooting.

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