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Saugus Police Fire At 2 People Following Chase

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A high-speed chase that started in Stoneham has ended in Saugus with police shooting at a vehicle and two people hurt.

Authorities say the chase that reached speeds of 100 miles per hour started at about 2 a.m. Monday. Stoneham police eventually broke off pursuit.

The car was spotted a few minutes later on Route 1 south in Saugus, driving on a tireless front left rim.

Police cornered the vehicle on a side street. As officers approached, the car drove toward them, prompting them to open fire.

Both driver and passenger were taken to a hospital where they were treated and released.

The male driver, 31-year-old Jonathan Colleran, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges including assault with a dangerous weapon.

The 33-year-old female passenger has not been charged.

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