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Police open fire on stopped suspect after 1-hour long pursuit.

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A motorist who refused to yield for a traffic stop Thursday led officers on a meandering hour-long pursuit that ended with him wounded in a fusillade of police gunfire on a Mount Hope street.

The unidentified driver, who had a female passenger with him, sped off about 8:30 a.m. when a San Diego police sergeant tried to pull him over on Grape Street in Oak Park for using a cell phone behind the wheel, SDPD public affairs Lt. Kevin Mayer said.

While chasing the 2002 Saturn sedan, police determined that it matched the description of one linked to a shooting that wounded two men in a Mountain View-area neighborhood Monday night.

The fleeing man ran stoplights while passing through parts of Paradise Hills, Bonita and National City, Mayer said. At one point, he pulled over long enough to let his companion out, then sped off again.

The suspect ran over several tir

Added: Jan-9-2014 Occurred On: Jan-9-2014
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Tags: San Diego, police, fire, suspect, chase, pursuit, wounded
Location: San Diego, California, United States (load item map)
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