2 arrested after shots-fired in Sioux City, South Dakota pursuit

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – UPDATE: After leading police on a high-speed chase across state lines, two suspects involved in a Sioux City shooting are in custody.

Sioux City police responded to shots fired on the 1800 block of Grandview Boulevard Sunday at 2:38 p.m.

No injuries were reported, but an unoccupied van was hit several times. The van owner told police her estranged husband had contacted her looking for the keys to the van, which she refused to give him. Witnesses to the event gave police a desciption of the suspect vehicle, a white Ford Explorer.

A short time later, South Dakota authorities found the SUV which they pursued after it ran a traffic stop. The pursuit involved North Sioux City Police, Elk Point Police, Union County Sheriff’s Office, and the South Dakota State Patrol. The Explorer was stopped after authorities used tire deflation devices.

Authorities arrested Anwar Maxwell, 41, and Tiana J. Maxey, 30, both of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Maxey was charged in South Dakota on traffic charges related to the pursuit and booked into the Union County Jail.

Maxwell was taken to MercyOne in Sioux City for medical treatment after the release said South Dakota State Patrol Troopers used less-lethal rounds to subdue him and for an unknown medical complaint. Afterward, he was booked into the Woodbury Count Jail for felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver cocaine, drug tax stamp violation, reckless use of a firearm, criminal mischief, and a warrant from Wisconsin.


PREVIOUS: Police are investigating reports of shots being fired in Sioux City.

According to Sioux City Police, investigating a report of shots fired in the 1800 block of Grandview.

Officials stated an unoccupied vehicle was shot several times, and they received a description of the suspect.

The suspect is in custody in South Dakota.  

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