I-15 closed near Beaver after shots fired during police pursuit, gunman still at large

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Police say parts of Utah interstate 15, near Beaver has been closed down after a gunman escaped.

1-15 Northbound has been closed at Beaver, while Southbound 1-15 is closed at its junction with interstate 70, according to Utah’s Department of Public Safety.

Authorities said there are no absolute threat to the public although people are adviced to avoid that area.

Officials said the incident sprouted out when the officers tried to stop a vehicle but the driver fled causing a police persuit to ensue.

Sources say the driver fled on foot and no injuries was recorded.

Authorities are yet to give us more update on the incident.