High-speed chase in KCK related to OP carjacking

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A police chase that crossed state lines ended with one person in custody late Thursday morning. But another suspect escaped on foot and three more are still wanted for an Overland Park carjacking that led to the chase in the first place.

Police in Kansas City, Mo. said the chase began just before 11 a.m. when they recognized the blue Grand Jeep Cherokee as a stolen vehicle. When officers tried to pull it over near 12th and Prospect Avenue, the suspects drove off into Kansas City, Kan.

The chase reached 90 miles an hour before two suspects dumped the Jeep behind the community center at the Juniper Gardens Apartment Complex near 2nd and Edgerton.

One of the suspects escaped but police did arrest 21-year-old Deandre Goodson. He's being held on unrelated drug charges while Overland Park Police question him about Sunday's carjacking of a 32-year old man. The victim had just parked his car in front of his apartment near 78th and Grant Lane when he was robbed.

Deandre Laron Goodson
Deandre Laron Goodson

"As he was walking towards the apartment he heard someone say, 'Give me your keys.' He turned around and one of the subjects had a a handgun that he was pointing at him, told him to give the keys. He did, of course, gave him the keys and they ended up all piling into the car and taking off at that point," said Overland Park Police Officer Gary Mason.

Mason said detectives believe there were five suspects involved in the carjacking. Goodson, who's being held in the Wyandotte County Jail, could face charges for felony eluding in Missouri and armed robbery for the carjacking in Kansas.

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