Shooting and police chase closed eastbound Highway 10 in Redlands


A map of the area around Redlands shows where the eastbound lanes of Highway 10 have been closed

All lanes of eastbound Highway 10 in Redlands were closed Tuesday night after a shooting in Fontana and a subsequent police chase.

A SigAlert closing the Tennessee Street lanes would be in place indefinitely, according to the California Highway Patrol. Traffic was diverted onto Highway 210.

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The Times could not immediately reach a Fontana police spokesperson to confirm the reports of the shooting or the chase.

The shooting and chase took place after officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Highway 15 at Sierra Avenue, according to KABC-TV Channel 7.

It was unclear whether the police or the suspect had fired the shot, the station reported. The chase ended when officers performed a PIT maneuver, hitting the rear of the fleeing vehicle to turn it around.

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Authorities have requested an ambulance for the driver and a female passenger, according to the station. Their conditions were not known.

Further information was not immediately available.

This story originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times.


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