DUI suspect shot and killed after chase in traffic stop with two pit maneuvers
TORRANCE, Calif. 10/14/2017 — Police shot and killed a man suspected of DUI after a brief chase Saturday morning in Torrance, authorities said.
Shortly after 2 a.m., officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the area of Pacific Coast Highway and Hawthorne Boulevard, according to the Torrance Police Department.
The driver did not pull over, and a pursuit ensued, investigators said. The chase ended about 2 miles away, in the 2900 block of Sepulveda Boulevard, after police attempted two PIT maneuvers.
Following the shooting, the suspect was transported to a hospital, where he died, authorities said. He was not immediately identified.
No officers were injured in the incident.
A Ford Explorer is riddled with apparent bullet holes after a fatal officer-involved shooting in Torrance on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017