Police chase turns officer involved shooting in Delano

Saturday, November 30, 2013

A police chase in the South Valley ended with an officer involved shooting in Delano.

Officers were called to a possible robbery in Earlimart around 12 p.m. When police tried to stop the suspect the chase started.

Tulare County Fire says the man led officers into Delano where police from that city continued the chase. The suspect crashed into another car and then a power pole before getting out of his truck and shooting at police.

Officers fired back hitting the man in his upper body and arm. The suspect was taken to Kern Medical Center. The driver of the other car was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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