LMPD: Man arrested after early morning police chase

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — LMPD said that 31-year-old Jonathon Mooney was arrested early this morning following a police chase. 

Mooney is charged with Attempted Murder of a Police officer, Receiving Stolen Property, Receiving Stolen Property over $10,000, Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon and Fleeing and Evdaing. 

According to LMPD, an officer observed a vehicle driven by Mooney commit a moving traffic violation on Dixie Highway near Flintlock Road. When Mooney was pulled over and the car’s plate were ran it was found to be stolen. 

Officers say Mooney then sped off at a high rate of speed southbound on Dixie Highway. The chase went through Stonestreet Road onto the Gene Synder Freeway where the suspect fired gunshots at the officers.

The pursuit continued into Bullitt County where the suspect crashed the vehicle near Highway 61. The suspect fled on foot and was arrested by officers without incident, police say. 

No officers were injured in the police chase and Mooney is currently held at Metro Corrections. 

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