An officer-involved shooting occurred early Thursday in Buena Park as police chased a suspect who slammed into multiple parked cars during the pursuit.
Police were dispatched at 3:12 a.m. to check out a suspicious vehicle that appeared to be casing the area at Valley View Street and Panama Drive, said Buena Park police Sgt. Mario Escamilla.
When officers arrived they spotted the SUV and tried to do a traffic stop and the driver hit the gas and fled, but didn’t get far, Escamilla said.
The driver slammed into multiple parked cars, hitting a police vehicle in the process, which prompted an officer-involved shooting with no injuries, Escamilla said.
The suspect was taken into custody, but no further details were immediately available, the sergeant said.
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