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UPDATE: North Carson Street is open in both directions.
UPDATE 7:12PM: The suspect, a male adult, is in custody, according to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong. He was taken to Washoe County Jail where he faces multiple charges. His name has not been released. A pit bull, which was also in the vehicle, was taken to the Nevada Humane Society.
UPDATE 6PM: According to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong, law enforcement is attempting to negotiate with the driver, who is sitting in the vehicle armed with a gun.
UPDATE 5:38PM: Additional law enforcement and SWAT has been called to the scene as the suspect driver, believed to be armed, is refusing to give up. Motorists and people are advised to stay clear of the area. North Carson Street is closed in both directions near the incident scene. Northbound and southbound I-580 has been reopened.
UPDATE 4:57 PM: The vehicle pursuit ended on North Carson Street near Silver Oak Drive and Medical Parkway where the suspect vehicle hit a power pole after losing its tires from spikes thrown down by NHP. The suspect, in a red pickup, was not giving into commands to get out of the vehicle and is surrounded by law officers.
I-580 in both the southbound and northbound lanes near Bowers Mansion was closed Tuesday afternoon due to an incident involving a driver who failed to yield and was seen with a gun.

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