Man Charged In Fort Dodge After Shots Fired, Police Chase

(Fort Dodge, IA) -- A Minnesota man is facing charges after Fort Dodge Police say he threatened to shoot up a residence, and then ran from police.

Forty-one-year-old Archester Rodgers of Prior Lake, Minnesota is charged with Driving While License Suspended, Cancelled, or Revoked, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Eluding, Interference with Official Acts, Possession of Firearm or Offensive Weapon by a Felon, and Reckless Use of a Firearm.

Police say Tuesday, September 20th just after 10 p.m. a call came in about a man threatening to shoot up a home in the 1000 block of Williams Drive. Police say the caller then reported shots fired. Police say the suspect then led officers on a chase, and eventually abandoned the vehicle, fled on foot, and got away.

Police say just after 1 a.m. this (Wednesday) morning, someone called police to report the man (Rodgers) had returned to the 1000 Block of Williams Drive. Officers returned and took him into custody without incident.

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