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La. prison escapee captured near Davis after chase

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DAVIS, OK (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an escapee from a Louisiana prison has been captured in Oklahoma after a chase that began in south Oklahoma City and included gunfire.

The man's name was not immediately released.

Trooper Betsy Randolph says the man lead U.S. marshals and OHP troopers on the chase as he drove south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 before crashing near Davis. Randolph says the man then exchanged gunfire with authorities before being captured as he tried to run away.

Randolph said it was not immediately known if there are any injuries.

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