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Man Arrested In Connection To Shots Fired, Chase On I-75

Posted at 10:42 AM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 17:45:10-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested Sunday following a multi-state chase on I-75.

Police say 39-year-old Stephen George Williams, of Killeen, TX, was heading south near mile marker 29 when he started shooting into vehicles. Three were hit.

A Whitley County deputy started pursuing Williams and followed him into Tennessee.

Williams got into crash at mile marker 134, which is the exit for LaFollette/Jacksboro in Campbell County.

Police say they aren’t sure why he did it, or what he was doing in Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police has opened a case for attempted murder.

In Tenn., Williams is facing multiple charges, including felony evading, speeding, DUI, reckless endangerment, and domestic assault.