The Douglas County Sheriff's Department says a deputy fired his weapon at a vehicle that tried to run him over early Monday morning.
The deputy was dispatched to the area of 146th and State Street to investigate a 2000 Chevy Malibu driving in the area without its lights on. The deputy stopped the car near 163rd and Leeman. Â
Investigators say when the deputy approached the car the driver turned around and sped toward him. Â The deputy then fired his gun toward the vehicle as it continued past him. Â The deputy was not hurt.
Authorities began a pursuit of the car and spike strips were succesfully deployed at Highway 275 and Highway 36. Â The car continued west on Highway 275 before rolling to a stop just inside Dodge County.
The driver, 18 year old Wyatt Wilson, was arrested and booked for felony assault on on officer using a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest and willful reckless driving.
Two passengers were not charged and were released to their parents. Â An administrative review of the incident is underway.