A high speed chase leads to a deadly shooting from police in Calabasas, CA. The shooting occurred less than a quarter mile from Kanye West's home.
Kanye constantly talks about "Calabasas" in his music and in his fashion. Yesterday his neighborhood was home to a high speed police chase, and a gunfight with police.
Shortly after 11:30 a.m., officials with the California Highway Patrol’s Moorpark station posted a tweet that a pursuit of a reportedly armed individual had stopped on the eastbound 101 Freeway and that the subject was being uncooperative.
Both sides of traffic were stopped during the standoff. At 2:18 pm the Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted "An officer involved shooting has occurred.
No injuries to officers. 1 suspect pronounced dead at scene."
The incident prompted the California Highway Patrol to close the highway in both directions for several hours. All northbound lanes were reopened shortly before 2:30 p.m., Caltrans said. The southbound side was reopened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
The CHP announced the shutdown shortly after 11:30 a.m. in a tweet that said the "reportedly armed individual" was stopped on the freeway. It all happened on the southbound side near Las Virgenes Road, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.
Officials said the initial pursuit started when authorities responded to a domestic violence call in the city of Camarillo. The suspect then took off in a stolen vehicle, went to the South Coast and back to the 101 in Calabasas, where the suspect crashed into a guardrail.