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5 hospitalized after South LA car-to-car shooting followed by police chase, crash

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) —

At least five people were hospitalized Wednesday morning after a series of events that included a car-to-car shooting in South Los Angeles, a police chase and a high-speed crash.

The shooting occurred in the area of 51st and Hoover streets, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. One person was transported from that scene to a hospital with unknown injuries.

Dozens of shell casings littered the street, where a maroon GMC Suburban’s windows were blown out on the driver’s and passengers’ side, as was the rear window.

LAPD officers happened to witness the gunfire, and a pursuit of the suspects ensued, police said. The chase ended about 2 miles away in a violent two-vehicle crash at 67th street and Broadway. It was unclear if anyone was seriously injured the collision, which involved an SUV and a truck.

Witnesses told ABC7 that ambulances transported at least four people from the crash site. Officers handcuffed and detained several others, but no…


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