What police called a “possible shooting suspect” surrendered to officers in Harbor Gateway Thursday evening after a high-speed chase on several freeways through South Los Angeles and the Westside.
Officers began pursuing the possible shooter about 8:10 p.m. in South Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez.
The shots were fired near West 77th and Figueroa streets, and police started chasing the suspect in the black Infiniti less than a mile away near Figueroa Street and Manchester Avenue, KCAL9 reported. It was not immediately clear if anyone was struck by gunfire.
By 8:20 p.m., the suspect was traveling over 100 mph on the westbound Santa Monica (10) Freeway and soon got onto the San Diego (405) Freeway and traveled northbound to Westwood.
The driver briefly got off the freeway at Sunset Boulevard before getting back on and traveling southbound to the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway, which he took to Vermont Avenue in the unincorporated Athens area near South Los Angeles.
The suspect slowed down near Laconia Boulevard and Ainsworth Street as four people approached the car, seemingly prompting the driver to exit the car with his hands up and get on the ground.
He was taken into custody about 8:45 p.m. It was not immediately clear whether the suspect knew the four people who approached him.