William Tapes, who fled authorities for three days after an FBI agent apparently opened fire on him in Chicago, has surrendered, CBS 2 Chicago reports .
“I was scared, you know, for my life. That’s why I hid,” Tapes told CBS 2 on Thursday. “I just got tired.”
According to Tapes, he was stealing hubcaps in a parking lot when two people approached him. He said he panicked and took off in a car before one of the agents apparently opened fire on this car, striking Tapes in the wrist and seriously injuring a passenger, CBS 2 reported. His car crashed into another vehicle, injuring two people.
Charges could be filed against Tapes today, CBS 2 reported.
“I just panicked and blacked out,” Tapes said.