DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of killing a liquor store owner near Los Angeles is hospitalized with at least one gunshot wound suffered during a shootout with police at the end of a chase.
The county sheriff's department says the man is in critical condition Saturday. The suspect is same man who allegedly is responsible for killing a Liquor store owner in Downey, LA.. The suspect was seen in a black Toyota Prius when LAPD attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, However the suspect refused to stop and the chase began. During the pursuit, the suspect fired a large-caliber revolver at police.
It ended when traffic trapped the Prius and police who pulled up in the next lane riddled the car with gunfire.
Authorities said a woman driving the Prius was shot, but her injury was not life-threatening.