Sioux Falls Teen in Custody Following Shootings, Pursuit and Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Police arrested a Sioux Falls teen after he allegedly crashed a stolen car following reports of multiple shootings and a small police pursuit.

Police say they received reports of gunshots near the 11oo block of North Cleveland Avenue around 4:40 a.m. Thursday. While responding a man flagged down an officer and reported that his blue 2014 Dodge Avenger had been stolen.

Police say they received another report of a shooting near the 1500 block of East 5th Street shortly following the first. Witnesses described a vehicle leaving the scene matching the description of the stolen Dodge Avenger.

Police later found the stolen vehicle near 6th Street and Cliff Avenue and followed it before a short pursuit began. The suspect fled on foot after hitting a pole and crashing the stolen vehicle. Police found the 18-year-old suspect hiding in a shed nearby.

18-year-old Joshua Jacob Arrow Jr. was arrested Thursday afternoon. Arrow Jr. is charged with Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Grand Theft, Aggravated Eluding, Hit and Run, DWI 1st, Possession of a Loaded Firearm While Intoxicated, multiple drug charges and driving citations.

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