Suspect shoots at officer while eluding police in southern Colorado Springs

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A suspect is still on the run after shooting at an officer while trying to evade arrest in southeastern Colorado Springs early Wednesday morning, according to police. 

Police said late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, they got several reports of shots fired in the area of Fountain Boulevard and Chelton Road. While officers were checking the area, they heard a shot fired near Fountain Boulevard and Murray Boulevard. They also spotted a small SUV driving erratically and making evasive maneuvers.

As the suspect car passed one of the patrol cars, a passenger shot at the officer in the patrol car, according to police. The officer was not hit. 

The car sped away and has not yet been found. 

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