San Diego

Pedestrian Struck by Car in Police Pursuit

A man was hit by a car involved in a short police chase in City Heights early Wednesday.

It happened outside of a 7-Eleven on El Cajon Boulevard at Euclid Avenue just after 3:30 a.m.

San Diego police said a man in a white Lexus SUV was driving on the sidewalk when an officer tried to pull him over a few blocks away from the convenience store. 

The driver would not stop, and a short chase began, police said. The driver went into the 7-Eleven parking lot, then hit the pedestrian.

The pedestrian suffered minor injuries. 

Police said the driver and passenger took off. Officers took the driver into custody a few blocks away.

Officers are still looking for the passenger. 

Police said the driver had an outstanding warrant for felony domestic violence and is now facing charges of felony hit-and-run.

San Diego Police officers have blocked off the parking lot at the convenience store while they collect evidence and talk to witnesses. 

No other information was available.

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