Kevin Cruz-Rico, 17 of Rome, was jailed this week after he and others attempted to shoot a police officer during a chase.

Reports said that Cruz-Rico was a passenger inside a vehicle that was being stopped.   During the stop, another suspect jumped into the driver’s seat and fled away with Cruz-Rico in the car.

He later fled on foot before pulling out a firearm and discharging it toward officers.

He was captured a short time later.

Cruz-Rico is charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by an person under 21, possession of a fire during the commission of a crime and felony obstruction.