Suspect allegedly shoots at police, then crashes at end of chase in South LA

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Friday, September 30, 2022
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A suspect wanted for shooting at police was arrested after a chase ended in a violent crash in South Los Angeles Thursday night.

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A suspect accused of shooting at police was arrested after a chase ended in a violent multi-vehicle crash in South Los Angeles Thursday night.

Los Angeles police say the pursuit began when the suspect opened fire on an officer. It's unclear if police returned fired, and more details regarding what led up to the shooting are unclear.

The suspect crashed just before 10 p.m. in a residential neighborhood near 97th Street and Towne Avenue. It appeared the suspect's SUV crashed into another vehicle and then slammed into several parked cars.

The suspect was quickly taken into custody.

It's unclear if the suspect or police officers were struck by gunfire, but it appeared neither party was injured.

Aftermath of the crash showed multiple patrol vehicles at the scene and officers cordoned off the area with crime-scene tape.