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Colton pursuit: car theft suspect shot, killed by police

Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Police patrol cars are seen at the end of a police pursuit in Colton on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

Police patrol cars are seen at the end of a police pursuit in Colton on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. (KABC Photo)

A pursuit involving a car theft suspect ended in a deadly officer-involved shooting in Colton on Tuesday.

Colton police officers spotted the stolen green two-door Honda and tried to pull it over. Officers conducted the PIT maneuver twice. The third time worked, and they got the suspect to stop.

An officer-involved shooting then occurred, and the suspect was shot and killed. No officers were hurt. Authorities have not said what prompted the shooting. The incident remains under investigation.

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