Lakewood police officer injured in chase crash

A Lakewood police officer suffered a minor injury in a crash near Joint Base Lewis-McChord when he swerved into a ditch after a passenger in a car he was chasing pointed a shotgun.

KIRO-TV reports the chase began just before midnight Tuesday and ended when the officer had to take evasive action. The officer who was briefly knocked unconscious was taken to Tacoma General Hospital.

Spokesman Lt. Chris Lawler told KING-TV an X-ray found no broken bones.

The speeding car got away..