SANTA FE SPRINGS (CBS) —A gunman accused of stealing a car and evading police for about five hours in Santa Fe Springs was arrested Monday.READ MORE: Halyna Hutchins Was Shot By Alec Baldwin With A Live Round On Set Of ‘Rust,’ Authorities Confirm
The car, which was allegedly stolen around 8 a.m., was equipped with a LoJack system. That device helped the California Highway Patrol initially find the vehicle.
However, the suspect managed to flee and led police on a brief chase, which ended on Claymore Street near the 605 and Telegraph Road.READ MORE: Bear Prompts Lockdown At Shull Elementary School In San Dimas
KCAL9’s Sky9 watched as CHP and Whittier police set up a perimeter search around one of the homes on Claymore.
The search lasted several hours, but the suspect was finally taken into custody around 1:30 p.m. at the home of a relative, according to reports.MORE NEWS: Storm Not Enough To Make A Dent In California's Drought, Expert Says
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