HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA) — A man was fatally shot by police after he and a woman led officers on a car chase into Huntington Beach in a suspected stolen car.

Police officers opened fire on the car at about 12:30 a.m. in the 600 block of 12th Street when the man and the woman tried to run after the car’s tires were flattened by a spike strip.

The man was shot by officers and was taken to a hospital, where he died. The woman was taken into custody and was not hurt.

No officers were injured.

Police say a gun was found nearby, but it was not clear if either suspect fired at officers.

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

Comments
  1. Bill Robinson says:

    Police say there was a gun found near by….Well lets report it correctly….The gun found was a toy gun….So no….. there was no gunfire by the two suspects.

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