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LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

The Texas Rangers have identified the suspect in Monday night's police chase and shooting as 28-year-old Jose SiFuentes.

Longview police responded to reports of a small, blue four-door vehicle attempting to hit cars and run them off the road at approximately 8:30 P.M. on Monday.

Police attempted to pull over SiFuentes, who fled. Officers set up spikes on Highway 80 near U.S. 259.

SiFuentes was driving eastbound on Highway  80 when his car was spiked. He then turned around, driving westbound directly at officers.

An officer on the scene then shot at the vehicle. The officer was hit by the vehicle and transported to the hospital. He has been released, sustaining non-life threatening and non-incapacitating injuries. 

The suspect was sent to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. His status has not been released.

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