Suspect Captured in East Los Angeles After Leading Police on Freeway Chase

EAST LOS ANGELES (CNS)- An attempted murder suspect led authorities on a wild, high-speed pursuit tonight before crashing into a freeway guardrail in East Los Angeles.

The suspect, who according to CBS2 was wanted for attempted murder, traveled in a light colored pickup truck at high speeds on the southbound Long Beach (710) Freeway and was taken into custody at approximately 10:50 p.m. by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies near Cesar Chavez and Eastern avenues.

The suspect's vehicle hit a median and then a power pole before coming to a stop. Deputies surrounded the vehicle with guns drawn before taking the suspect into custody.

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