WSP: Suspects shoot at troopers during pursuit

Two men are in custody after reportedly shooting at troopers while fleeing in a stolen vehicle. 

Trooper Rick Johnson with Washington State Patrol said it started around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday when a trooper ran plates on an SUV traveling on I-90 East in East King County. The SUV came up stolen, prompting the trooper to call for backup. 

When the other trooper arrived the two began a pursuit on I-90 and chased the stolen SUV up West Lake Sammamish. The first PIT maneuver failed. 

Johnson said shots fired from the stolen SUV hit a WSP patrol unit twice, but troopers did not return fire. 

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The second PIT maneuver was successful, ending the chase on Lakemont Boulevard in Bellevue.

The driver of the stolen SUV was not compliant, so troopers used a non-lethal bean bag to take him into custody. 

The passenger was compliant and was also taken into custody.