Protest af­ter chase ends in shoot­ing

7 Days in Dubai - - GLOBAL NEWS -

Of­fi­cers shot and killed a man in the US city of Los An­ge­les at the end of a car chase on Satur­day, spark­ing a protest by sev­eral dozen peo­ple frus­trated by an­other fa­tal po­lice shoot­ing of a black man. The chase be­gan when of­fi­cers tried to pull over a car with pa­per plates, sus­pect­ing the ve­hi­cle may have been stolen, and the driver re­fused to stop, Sgt Barry Mont­gomery said. He said the pas­sen­ger got out of the car dur­ing the pur­suit and ran into the back of a house, where he was shot. The driver fled the scene and re­mained on the loose. As news of what hap­pened spread, a group of sev­eral dozen protesters blocked an junc­tion near the house on Satur­day night.

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