Suspect crashes into Pueblo cemetery after alleged carjacking and chase

A stolen pickup is towed away from Mountain View Cemetery in Pueblo. Authorities say Bronson Moore (pictured, courtesy Pueblo County Sheriff's Office) carjacked the vehicle during a chase on Oct. 22, 2019. The chase ended with the suspect crashed into the stone wall at the cemetery.
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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - A wild chase across Pueblo County began and ended with a crash.

In between the crashes, which included slamming into the wall surrounding a Pueblo cemetery, a 31-year-old man is accused of stealing a vehicle and shooting at law enforcement.

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says the situation began when a first responder was searching for the site of a reported truck into fence in Beulah. On his way, he encountered a man in a 2019 Dodge Ram pickup, who helpfully pointed the responder further up the rural road.

Then the responder noticed a piece of fence hanging off the man's truck.

The sheriff's office said the responder asked the driver's name and suddenly heard gunshots ring out and saw the pickup peel away. He radioed in what happened, and minutes later, deputies saw the truck speeding east down Highway 78. A quick check of the license plate revealed the pickup had been stolen Monday out of Lakewood.

Deputies chased the stolen truck to a neighborhood in the southwest corner of Pueblo, where the driver drove into a backyard on Bandera Court and ditched the truck.

The chase picked up again minutes later when law enforcement saw the suspect carjacking another pickup. By this time, State Patrol and the Pueblo Police Department had joined the pursuit.

The suspect led law enforcement across Pueblo until he lost control and slammed into the stone wall surrounding Mountain View Cemetery, striking another vehicle in the process.

Police say the suspect tried to run through the cemetery but was quickly caught.

You can watch video of the chase at the bottom of this article.

The sheriff's office identified the suspect as Bronson Moore, who was already wanted on four outstanding warrants. He now faces numerous new charges for his escapades Tuesday night.