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Reported car-to-car shooting leads to police pursuit and crash in South L.A.

Reported car-to-car shooting leads to police pursuit and crash in South L.A.
Police work the scene of a crash at 67th Street and Broadway in South L.A. after a car-to-car shooting and a subsequent chase. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Five people were taken into custody early Wednesday following a report of a shooting in South Los Angeles, police said.

The shooting erupted about 4:30 a.m. near 51st and Hoover streets, authorities said. People in one car opened fire on passengers in another, KABC reported.

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Officers responding to the shooting found one of the vehicles and gave chase, said LAPD Officer Irma Mota.

The car crashed at 67th Street and Broadway, where officers took the car's five occupants into custody. One of the passengers had been shot and was taken to a hospital, Mota said.

The investigation is ongoing.

An investigation is underway after five people were taken into custody early Wednesday following a report of a shooting and crash in South Los Angeles.
An investigation is underway after five people were taken into custody early Wednesday following a report of a shooting and crash in South Los Angeles. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

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