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.
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