Assault with a deadly weapon suspect detained following pursuit in South L.A.
An assault with a deadly weapon suspect was in custody following a pursuit in South Los Angeles Monday night.
L.A. Police Officer Mike Lopez confirmed that the chase involved an assault with a deadly weapon suspect. But he could not provide further on the original assault incident, or on when and where the pursuit began.
Sky5 arrived above the chase shortly before 8:15 p.m., as the driver exited the eastbound 10 Freeway at Central Avenue and headed onto surface streets in the Central-Alameda, Historic South-Central and South Park neighborhoods.
At least seven police vehicles with sirens engaged were following in close pursuit.
Initially, the white sedan was maneuvering dangerously through intersections. But the car began traveling slowly and stopping at red lights as…