Suspect in jail after shooting at houses in New Castle

A short chase, an accident and foot chase ensued when police tried to apprehend the suspect

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NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WYTV) –  A New Castle man is in jail after police say he fired several shots into two house.

Police were called Thursday to the area of Home Street where at least 13 shots were fired into the houses.

Witnesses told police the suspect fled in a green Chevy Blazer. Officers spotted the vehicle on Croton Ave. and attempted to stop it, but the driver, identified as Eugene Frazier, 31, sped away.

Frazier ran into another vehicle at the intersection of E. Washington Street and continued driving east on Croton Ave., according to police.

Frazier finally stopped in a field near the Neshannock Village housing complex and took off on foot. Officers were able to chase him down and catch him after deploying a taser.

Frazier had a 9mm handgun on him at the time of his arrest, according to police.

Frazier faces several charges including three counts of attempted homicide, three counts of aggravated assault, and six counts of recklessly endangering.

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