WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. -- An Arkansas State Police vehicle was left riddled with bullets after a routine traffic stop turned into a wild roadside shootout.
Authorities say, after 29-year-old Luis Cobos-Cenobio was stopped, he exited his vehicle and engaged police in a gunfight, firing a number of rounds at officers before getting back in his car and speeding away.
He allegedly stopped to let out a female passenger but was later apprehended following a second altercation with police.
Cobos-Cenobio is being detained by ICE on suspicion of being in the country illegally and faces a litany of charges, including attempted capital murder.
The officer, Corporal Brett Thompson, miraculously escaped unharmed during the terrifying attack.
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