Carjacking Suspect Dies in Late Evening Police Chase at Western Avenue and Vernon Avenue
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 21, 2020) – One carjacking suspect was killed and the other was critically injured following a police pursuit late Sunday evening in the Harvard Park area of Los Angeles.
The car was stolen at gunpoint at 11:10 p.m. at Congress Avenue and 25th Street.
A patrol car spotted the vehicle about 20 minutes later at Western and Vernon avenues, where the pursuit began.
The stolen car was going southbound on Normandie Avenue when it collided with another car making a left turn at 60th Street. Each vehicle struck a parked car following the impact.
As a result, the female passenger in the carjacked vehicle died at the scene. Paramedics took the male driver to a hospital in critical condition, according to the LAPD.
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office identified the deceased Tuesday as 18-year-old Armani Brown. The man’s name has not been released by police.
CHP officials said two men in the other car showed stable vital signs in the hospital.
An investigation into this fatal crash is ongoing.
We at Sweet James extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones and friends of Armani Brown.
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