SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– Springfield man has been sentenced for firing shots at officers during a pursuit in 2018.
Enrique Castaneda was sentenced to 15 years for three counts of a discharge of a firearm from a motor vehicle at a person, and fourth degree assualt. Castaneda was sentenced to 10 years for three counts of armed criminal action. Castaneda was sentenced to seven years for two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm and tampering with motor vehicle, All 10 sentences will be served concurrent.
Castaneda was charged with shooting from a motor vehicle at a person, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a firearm and tampering with a car.
Castaneda is the driver who failed to stop during a pursuit that started when a deputy tried to make a traffic stop at Grand and West Bypass just after 4am.
The suspect fled in that vehicle, and eventually stalled at the rail yard on N. Kansas Expressway.