Authorities: Wanted man escapes again

Kaunda Magee
Kaunda Magee

KENTWOOD, LA (WAFB) - A man who has been on the run nearly two weeks has escaped capture once again.

According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, Kaunda Magee stole a vehicle early Tuesday morning and fled toward Mississippi.

Authorities chased him and said he fired shots at them during the pursuit.

No deputies were hit by the flying bullets.

They reported he crashed into a ditch in Pike County, MS.

However, they added he jumped out and ran into the woods before he could be taken into custody.

Magee is wanted on kidnapping, rape and attempted murder charges.

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