Torrance officer-involved shooting leaves DUI suspect dead after chase, police say

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Police shot and killed a man suspected of DUI after a brief chase Saturday morning in Torrance, authorities said. (Loudlabs)

Police shot and killed a man suspected of DUI after a brief chase Saturday morning in Torrance, authorities said.

Shortly after 2 a.m., officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Hawthorne Boulevard, according to the Torrance Police Department.

The SUV's driver did not pull over and a pursuit ensued, investigators said. The chase ended about 2 miles away, in the 2900 block of Sepulveda Boulevard, after police attempted two PIT maneuvers.

Following the shooting, the suspect was transported to a hospital, where he died, authorities said. He was not immediately identified.

No officers were injured in the incident.

The Ford Explorer's windshield was seen riddled with apparent bullet holes as investigators collected evidence at the scene.

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