San Diego

Pursuit Ends in Crash at City Heights Elementary School: PD

The school is located just east of Interstate 15

San Diego police's pursuit of a wanted shooting suspect ended in City Heights when the suspect crashed into fences at Central Elementary School and a local fire station. 

The pursuit first began in the 3100 block of Fairmont Avenue in City Heights around 12:30 p.m. Sunday when police attempted to pull over a person matching the description of a person wanted for a shooting. 

The suspect fled from officers, prompting a pursuit. 

The pursuit eventually came to an end when the suspect crashed into a school fence at Central Elementary School, leaving their two main gates damaged. 

The driver ran through the fence and then through San Diego Fire-Rescue 17's fence. The fence got stuck in the suspect's car wheel.

The suspect got out of the car -- armed with a gun -- and started to run off, police said. He was arrested a block away, near 41st Street and University Avenue, right off Interstate 15. 

No further information was available. 

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