Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Huntington Beach

- A man was shot and killed by Huntington Beach police officers Thursday morning following a pursuit of a suspected stolen car, and a woman who was in the vehicle was taken into custody.

Officers were in pursuit of the vehicle around 12:30 a.m. when spike strips were deployed near the intersection of Palm Avenue and 12th Street, disabling the vehicle, according to Officer Angela Bennett of the Huntington Beach Police Department.

The man and woman fled from the vehicle and an officer-involved shooting occurred, with the man being hit, Bennett said. The man was transported to a hospital, where he later died. The woman was taken into custody.

A gun was found at the scene, Bennett said.

No officers were injured.

An investigation into the shooting is underway.

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