Crime & Justice

Long Beach police shoot, kill stolen car suspect after chase

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Investigators say an armed stolen car suspect who crashed into a Long Beach house at the end of a police chase was shot to death early Thursday morning.

At about 1 a.m., police received a report of a stolen vehicle from Redondo Beach and the vehicle was later spotted on the 405 Freeway, according to NBC LA.

The driver crashed exited the freeway and crashed into the garage of a vacant home in the 6400 block of Keynote Street near Hackett Avenue. The suspect then "displayed a handgun" and was fatally shot, Long Beach police told NBC LA.

No officers were hurt.

The suspect died at the home. His name has not been made public.