Casey White indicated he wanted a shootout, but wreck prevented it, sheriff says

Casey White indicated he wanted a shootout, but wreck prevented it, sheriff says

Published May 11, 2022
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By Jason Hanna, Amanda Watts and Miguel Marquez, CNN

Updated 6:41 PM ET, Tue May 10, 2022

(CNN)Recaptured Alabama fugitive Casey White intended to have a shootout with law enforcement, and would have done so had pursuing officers not forced him to wreck in a ditch Monday in Evansville, Indiana, a sheriff said Tuesday.

CNN’s Jaide Timm-Garcia, Kristinia Sgueglia, Elizabeth Wolfe, Omar Jimenez, Nadia Romero, Jamiel Lynch, Jenn Selva, Amara Walker and Jade Gordon contributed to this report.