Stockton police chase ends in crash, 1 dead

11:59 AM, Dec 12, 2012   |    comments
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STOCKTON, Calif. - A Stockton police chase ended in a crash Tuesday night after someone in the suspect vehicle fired several shots at police officers.

The suspect vehicle crashed near Interstate 5 and Pershing Avenue around 9:45 p.m., Officer Joseph Silva said.

The incident started when police spotted suspected carjackers near Park Street and Monroe Street and went after them. During the chase, at least one of those in the pursued vehicle fired multiple shots at the officers.

The suspect vehicle crashed, trapping the occupants.

According to Stockton police, two men and one woman inside the car survived the crash and were taken to local hospitals. Another woman inside the car died.

Officers reported finding a firearm inside the car.

No names were released.

The Stockton Police Department requested a Multi-Agency Protocol Investigation of the incident.


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