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Hemet chase suspect shot, killed by police

Crime tape ropes off the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting in Hemet on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

June 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man in Hemet was killed after leading officers on a brief pursuit. Officers shot him at the intersection of Mayberry Avenue and San Jacinto Street.

The shooting happened Wednesday shortly after 3 p.m. when the suspect got out of his car on Mayberry Avenue. It's unclear if the man had a weapon or whether he fired at officers.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers say the pursuit began when they tried to pull the driver over for a traffic violation on Acacia Avenue, east of Yale Street.