Aberdeen checkpoint leads to gunfire

A man is accused of firing shots at Aberdeen police, resulting in his arrest.

Posted: Wed Jul 11 17:10:13 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Jul 11 17:10:13 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for Aberdeen checkpoint leads to gunfire

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to flee from a safety checkpoint in monroe county over the weekend. wtva's evan hensley joins us now live with the very latest craig emily police say kevin mcmillianwas in possession of a gun that he tried to toss in the woods just off 1-45 but it fired off a shot. kevin mcmillian of aberdeen is now behind bars after turning himself in on monday this after police say he escaped a safety checkpoint saturday. aberdeen police say that mcmillian's vehicle smelled of merijuana and they began to search the vehicle. and that's when things took an interestingtwist. "he heard something, a thump hit the trunk of the vehicle, he looked and saw the gun, reached for the gun. mcmillian grabbed the gun and took off running." police say that mcmillians gun did fire a shot, but he claims he had thrown it and it had fired once it hit the ground. for more on what police are saying and what charges mcmillian is facing tune into the news at 6. live in aberdeen, evan hensley wtva 9 news. we are
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