Man accused of trying to run over officers in Sioux Falls

November 8, 2018

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 35-year-old man is jailed after Sioux Falls authorities say he tried to run over law officers, prompting one officer to fire a shot into the suspect’s van.

Police say a citizen called police to report parole absconder Phillip His Law was at an apartment building in Sioux Falls. Officers from the Sioux Falls Area Fugitive Task Force tried to arrest His Law on Wednesday, but he allegedly tried to run over two officers.

An officer fired a shot at the van to try to stop it. Police say His Law then sped away. Authorities received several reckless driving reports involving the van, which was involved in a hit-and-run.

The Argus Leader reports police found the van and arrested His Law. He faces charges including aggravated assault and reckless driving.

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