Suspects shoot at patrol cars, lead authorities on hours-long chase from California to Nevada

Two people were arrested following an hours-long pursuit through the California desert, according to the Nye County Sheriff's Office. 

Authorities said a fleeing car opened fire on California Highway Patrol and Inyo County Sheriff's patrol cars during the chase that ended in Nevada.

Nye County deputies put up a roadblock at the Nevada state line and brought in a SWAT team.

Chase through California desert

Photo: Nye County Sheriff's Office

Authorities say there was a shooting and two suspects were injured. They were taken to a hospital and are expected to recover.

No law enforcement officers were injured.

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The identities of the suspect were not released.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.