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Lakewood Police Investigating Traffic Incident

At approximately 6:00pm Lakewood Police received reports of two vehicles racing on W Alameda Ave.   The vehicles were described as a dark colored Nissan Altima and dark colored PT Cruiser.   After traveling westbound to S Pierce St, both vehicles made a U-turn and continued eastbound on W Alameda Ave.

In the area of W Alameda Ave and S Harlan St witnesses reported seeing the driver of the Nissan Altima fire 1-3 shots out of the driver’s window toward the PT Cruiser.  The Nissan Altima was last seen eastbound on W Alameda Ave toward Sheridan Blvd.  No shell casings were located.

The PT Cruiser crashed near W Ellsworth Ave and S Benton St.  According to witnesses, the driver ran from the vehicle into a backyard.  Prior to agents arriving, the driver returned to the vehicle and drove way southbound on S Benton St. 

There is no further description on either vehicle, license plates are unknown.  Agents are continuing to talk with witnesses and search the area.  No injuries reported and no involved parties have notified police.
Posted on: Tuesday, February 27, 2018