Police Tase, Chase Suspect Who Allegedly Tried to Pull Gun on Them

Montgomery, Al. (WSFA) -- It was a busy morning for some Montgomery police officers who were working a burglary detail.

They noticed a car driving slowly through a Montgomery neighborhood and when officers pulled the driver over it lead to a foot chase and one of the men inside the car being tased.

According to police the driver of the car and his passengers had outstanding warrants against them.

The three had been driving near the Edgemont and Gaston Avenue area for about 20 minutes when officers pulled them over on a traffic violation.

One of the men got out of the car and took off running.

Police say one of the officers grabbed the suspect's shirt and the suspect struck the officer several times on his chest and arms attempting to get away.

Montgomery Police Department spokesman Captain Huey thornton says, "When they [officers] made contact with him, there was a struggle. The subject dropped a handgun to the ground and attempted to retrieve the handgun and at that point the officer tased the subject. He then continued to run and was taken into custody. "

The man tased by police was identified as 21-year-old Quante Armstrong of 3953 Southmont Drive.

The other two men were identified as Sim Toles and Micah Davis. All were taken into custody.

Armstrong was taken to the hospital.

He is charged with giving a false name, harrassment and receiving stolen property.

He could also face federal charges.