Live Breaking News!!: Palmdale, CA: Slow police pursuit.
CBS affiliate KCBS Channel 2 is broadcasting live on a slow police pursuit of a D.U.I. suspect in the Palmdale, California area.
As of 3:26pm PT, suspect is throwing money out of the vehicle.
As of 3:50pm PT, suspect’s vehicle has stopped along a dirt road. Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have their guns drawn. Special weapons unit has been called.
As of 3:57pm PT, shots fired, possible pepper balls shot into the suspect’s vehicle.
As of 4:00pm PT, more shots fired, possible pepper balls shot into the suspect’s vehicle.
As of 4:19pm PT, the special weapons unit team with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have arrived by helicopter. Medical crews are responding to the location just in case of any medical emergencies.
As of 4:47pm PT, armored vehicle has arrived. Police dog responding or is already there. Suspects keeps waving to the news helicopters.
As of 4:53pm PT, reports that the keys to the suspect’s vehicle has been thrown out, but suspect still remains inside vehicle. Suspect continues to talk to deputies.
As of 5:14pm PT, Air Rescue 5 has landed again to drop off more special weapons unit team and a K9 dog.
As of 5:16pm PT, police pursuit standoff continues, but Sky 2 news helicopter has left the location to go get fuel. Sky 2 will hope to return to the police pursuit standoff as soon as they are all done refueling.