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Dash cam video: LAPD officers pursue attempted murder suspect riding down freeway on bicycle

An officer in a police SUV eventually performed a low-speed maneuver, causing Lopez to lose control of the bicycle and fall

Dash cam video: LAPD officers pursue attempted murder suspect riding down freeway on bicycle

The suspect exited the freeway at an off-ramp and continued riding through traffic, video shows. An officer in a police SUV eventually performed a low-speed maneuver, causing the suspect to lose control of the bicycle and fall.

KABC

By Joanna Putman
Police1

LOS ANGELES — Newly released dash camera footage shows LAPD officers pursuing an attempted murder suspect who was trying to flee on a bicycle, KABC reported.

The April 27 incident began when officers responded to a shooting, the Los Angeles Police Department stated.

Upon arrival, officers determined that a 24-year-old man had shot a family member following a verbal dispute and then fled the scene, according to the report. The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

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An air unit later spotted the suspect riding a bicycle on a freeway, according to the report. LAPD patrol units conducted a traffic break and followed the suspect as he rode across multiple lanes.

The suspect exited the freeway at an off-ramp and continued riding through traffic, video shows. An officer in a police SUV eventually performed a low-speed maneuver, causing the suspect to lose control of the bicycle and fall.

The suspect was detained without further incident, according to the report. A small-caliber firearm was found during his arrest. He complained of knee pain and was treated at a hospital before being booked for attempted murder.

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