Area authorities search for suspect in chase and shooting

BARTON COUNTY, Mo. – Barton County authorities are searching for a suspect they say ran from police after a chase.

The suspect was last seen wearing a red T-shirt and black shorts.

The chase started in Pittsburg, where authorities tried to stop a vehicle the suspect was riding in. They say he and the other occupant are wanted in connection with a shooting.

The suspects drove off before the chase came to an end across the state line Barton County, Missouri.

Authorities say they were able to arrest one suspect, but the other ran away near Mindemines.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.