Lexington police officer injured during foot chase


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – An arrest has been made after a Lexington police officer was injured Thursday morning while chasing two suspects.

Officers say Chase Winings has been charged with fleeing and evading police, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication.

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Chase Winings
Chase Winings (Photo Courtesy: Lexington Police Dept.)

Police say it all started when they responded to the scene of a disorder at around 2 a.m. off Elm Tree Lane.

Investigators say they found several people fighting.

Two people ran off and police say they believed one had a gun.

During the chase an officer slipped and fell, injuring his arm.

Winings was eventually arrested after police used a Taser on him.

The injured officer was taken to the hospital to be treated for a broken wrist.

No word on the second suspect at this time.