GARDENA (CBSLA.com) — A carjacking suspect was shot and a kidnapping victim was rescued after a pursuit came to a dramatic end in Gardena.
The chase came to an end when officers were able to complete a pit maneuver on the stolen 2013 white Dodge truck near Broadway and Rosecrans avenues around 10 p.m. Tuesday.READ MORE: Man Wanted For Robbery Leads Police On Motorcycle Chase In Whittier Area
Police shot the man when he began to stab a woman in his vehicle.
Paramedics transported the man and woman to a hospital for treatment of injuries. Both are expected to survive.
A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect kidnapped the woman and stole the truck from another couple in the 100 block of E. 102nd near Main Street.READ MORE: Dodger Fan Jessica Andrade Struck By Justin Turner Foul Ball In San Francisco
The relationship between the suspect and victim remains unclear at this time.
Detectives recovered a large kitchen knife at the scene.
No officers were injured.MORE NEWS: 101 Freeway In Hollywood Reopened Following Death Investigation
The motive for the incident remains under investigation.