Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Pursuit Suspect Who Was Shot By Officers

SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday during a police pursuit and officer-involved shooting in Santa Ana.

The pursuit began around 11:50 a.m. in the 1000 block of West Central Avenue, Santa Ana police said.

During the pursuit, officers shot at the suspect who was reportedly armed.

The suspect’s vehicle struck the pedestrian at MacArthur Boulevard and Flower Street at 12:10 p.m.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities.

Three suspects were taken into custody.

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