Chase ends in standoff near Gainesville

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GAINESVILLE, Tex. (KXII) - A high speed chase from Denton came to an end with a standoff in Cooke County Wednesday afternoon.

Denton police say they tried to pull over a person in a stolen vehicle, but he drove off.

They say they were able to get him on the phone to surrender and even got him to stop.

Police say the driver threw a handgun out of the vehicle before speeding off again.

The chase ended on southbound Interstate 35 in Gainesville after a standoff.