Armed Suspect Shot, Killed After Chase

Photo: Blake Troli, KFI News

LA HABRA (CNS)- An armed robbery suspect from San Bernardino was fatally shot by police after a high-speed chase that ended in a fiery crash in La Habra.

Officers from the Fullerton Police Department attempted to stop the suspect, who was driving a Ford Explorer just after 1 a.m. at Harbor Boulevard and Chapman Avenue. After refusing to stop the suspect led them on a chase through from Fullerton to nearby La Habra, according a report from ABC 7.

The suspect's vehicle collided with a black BMW, which flipped on its side and the Ford Explorer caught on fire at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Imperial Highway, according to witnesses at the scene. Shortly afterward, police shot the suspect, who died at the scene.

It was not immediately known what led to the shooting.

The victim in the BMW was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

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