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Luis Cobos-Cenobio was arrested and charged with attempted murder for shooting at police officers in Arkansas. (Image source: Twitter video screenshot)

An illegal immigrant was arrested and charged with attempted capital murder after initiating a gunfight with police officers during a traffic stop, according to Fox News.

When Washington County Corporal Brett Thompson attempted to pull over 29-year-old Luis Cobos-Cenobio on Sunday afternoon just outside Fayetteville, Arkansas, Cobos-Cenobio didn't stop, and a chase ensued.

Cobos-Cenobio eventually pulled over, and that's when he pulled out a handgun, got out of his car and opened fire on Thompson, hitting the windshield and body of the vehicle with numerous shots.

Thompson held his own, however, returning fire and forcing Cobos-Cenobio to get back in his vehicle and flee. He got into another shootout with an officer who pulled him over about a half hour later, according to police.

After the second shootout, Cobos-Cenobio fled again, and Arkansas State and Fayetteville Police joined the chase, with Springdale Police finally stopping and apprehending him.

"We are so thankful Corporal Thompson, all other officers who were involved, as well as citizens who were in the areas of the incident, were unharmed," read a statement on the Washington County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

Cobos-Cenobio is being held on $500,000 bond, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement placed a detainer on him as well. In addition to attempted capital murder, Cobos-Cenobio was also charged with committing a terroristic act, fleeing, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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