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Suspect arrested after allegedly firing gun from moving vehicle, police chase

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Dajuan Kirkland is accused of unlawful possession of a firearm and felony resisting arrest (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department) Dajuan Kirkland is accused of unlawful possession of a firearm and felony resisting arrest (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department)

PINE LAWN, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A man is facing multiple charges after allegedly firing a gun from a moving vehicle in Pine Lawn Monday evening.

Dajuan Kirkland was pursued by officers from Pine Lawn into the City of St. Louis after he allegedly fired shots while inside a vehicle as it was traveling in the 4300 block of Oakwood Avenue.

When the pursuit ended in the 1100 block of St. Louis Avenue, Kirkland ran from the vehicle, starting a foot pursuit. He was taken into custody by officers from North County shortly after the foot pursuit began.

Police said an HK416 semi-automatic handgun equipped with a double drum and fully loaded magazine and a large amount of suspected narcotics were found in the vehicle.

Warrants have been issued for Kirkland for unlawful possession of a firearm, felony resisting arrest and several other charges are pending, according to police.

Kirkland is at the St. Louis County Justice Center on a $50,000 cash-only bond.

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