EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Officers dodged bullets during a police pursuit in the Metro East Thursday night.

Multiple sources have confirmed to NewsChannel 5 police pulled over a suspect with an active warrant in East St. Louis.

When officers approached the car to arrest him, the suspect drove off and fired shots in the direction of police. No officers were injured.

The suspect later dumped his car and took off on foot.

Police are still actively searching for the man.

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