Police Say Suspect Wounded In Shooting In San Pedro Attempted To Hit Officer With Car

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA.com)  —   The suspect shot at least once during a police chase from Redondo Beach to San Pedro remained hospitalized Sunday.

Officials said  Thomas Dallaire, 36, of Redondo Beach, is in stable condition at an area hospital.

Following the Saturday night chase and OIS, Dallaire was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer, according to Officer Mike Lopez of the LAPD’s Media Relations Section.

Although the officer-involved shooting and the assault with a deadly weapon charge involved Redondo Beach police, the investigation is being handled by LAPD detectives.

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Redondo Beach police officers initiated a chase that led to the crash and shooting in San Pedro at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday, said Redondo Beach police Lt. Joe Hoffman.

No officers were injured.

The crash occurred near Gaffey Street and Summerland Avenue, where a Redondo Beach officer got out of his patrol car to approach Dallaire.

The suspect allegedly put his vehicle in reverse in an attempt to strike the officer, Lopez said.

It was also at this location where the officer-involved shooting occurred.

Still, according to Lopez, the suspect was able to drive away and the pursuit ended in the area of 17th and Leland streets, where the suspect’s vehicle became disabled.

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