CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who allegedly led authorities on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle and fired shots at a deputy early Saturday morning.

Deputies said the pursuit began in the area of Pageant Lane in Clarksville. During the pursuit, the suspect allegedly fired shots at a pursuing deputy. 

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The sheriff’s office said the suspect crashed the stolen vehicle in the area of Baker Street and Stafford Street and fled the scene on foot. 

Officials said the suspect is described as a male with dreadlocks who was last seen wearing a black hoodie.

Authorities initially reported that the suspect was believed to be a 16-year-old who is also a suspect in a homicide case in Clarksville. Upon further investigation, Montgomery County law enforcement said they cannot determine if the teen is the suspect in this incident.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Clarksville Police Department are in the area searching for the suspect. He is considered to be armed and dangerous. Residents are advised to stay in their homes and contact 911 if you encounter an individual matching the suspect description.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to call Investigator Knotts at 931-648-5764. No other information was immediately released.

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This is a developing story. WKRN News 2 will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.