A woman riding her scooter in Minneapolis got caught in the middle of a shootout and died when a SUV crashed into her vehicle, police said.
Around 11 p.m. on Oct. 6, police said they heard gunfire followed by a large crash in downtown Minneapolis.
Officials said they found two vehicles, a Range Rover and a Durango, had crashed.
Police found 18-year-old Autumn Merrick, who was hit by the Durango as she was riding a scooter on the sidewalk while on her way home, according to authorities.
A witness was with Merrick and they told police they were riding in that area when the Durango came speeding at them, hitting Merrick and pushing her into a building, FOX 9 reported.
Officials checked out surveillance video and saw the Range Rover, driven by 33-year-old Christopher Walker, was chasing the Durango through Minneapolis. During the chase, both vehicles were firing gunshots at each other.
Police searched the vehicles and found a jammed but loaded handgun in the Durango, as well as two other handguns near the Range Rover. There was a gun magazine, as well as another small handgun inside the Range River, according to Fox 9.
Police said they found bullet holes in the Durango, as well as several cartridge casings along the street and a nearby hotel was struck by gunfire.
Walker was not supposed to be in possession of a gun due to a previous conviction, police said.
In addition to the weapons charge, Walker faces two counts of murder, authorities said. He has not been arrested.
Become a Front Page Detective
Sign up to receive breaking
Front Page Detectives
news and exclusive investigations.