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Man Charged After Chase

WICHITA FALLS, TX -

Wichita Falls Police have arrested a man after an overnight chase Wednesday that ended with the suspect being stabbed. 


Thomas Fitzgerald McGowan is charged with Evading Arrest, Criminal Trespass and Driving While Intoxicated. 


Police say they responded to a call of a stolen red Ford Explorer around midnight. When they tried to get McGowan to pull over, he refused. Police chased him until he crashed the Explorer near Bailey and Juarez streets. 


McGowan then fled on foot and broke into a home. The resident at that house stabbed McGowan. Police arrested him after he ran back outside of the home. 


McGowan was treated at United Regional for the stab wound. 

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