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Police: Suspect who shot at Madisonville officer has been caught

Jessie Blake Gobin, 29. (Madisonville Police Dept.) Jessie Blake Gobin, 29. (Madisonville Police Dept.)
MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) -

Madisonville police say they have caught the man who shot at an officer during a chase.

Police say the chase started Thursday night around 11 p.m. when 29-year-old Blake Gobin sped away from police after they tried to pull him over at Island Ford Road and Lantaff Blvd.

According to a news release, Gobin fired multiple shots from the driver's side window at an officer. Then, lost control of his car causing the vehicle to flip.

Gobin was thrown from the car but was able to run away from the scene.

Police say they found Gobin Friday morning about a mile away from where the crash happened. He is facing several preliminary charges including attempted murder of a police officer and fleeing police.

Gobin was treated at the hospital for injuries he received in the crash and then taken to jail.

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