From an LAPD press release:
On April 27, 2021 at approximately 1:24 a.m., LAPD Transit Services Division officers were at Washington Blvd and Maple Ave when they heard what appeared to be gunshots. The officers saw a white Jeep Cherokee fleeing the area at a high rate of speed. As the officers followed the vehicle, the officers saw the driver of the Jeep shoot into a white Tesla. The officers broadcast an Officer Needs Help Call with shots fired. Additional units responded along with an Airship. The suspect sped away refusing to stop, resulting in the initiation of a vehicle pursuit.
The pursuit traveled through several Southern California freeways. During the pursuit, California Highway Patrol officers deployed spike strips which flattened three of the Jeep’s tires. The driver of the Jeep continued to flee, and the vehicle came to rest on the 91 Freeway at the Raymond Avenue overpass. The driver refused to exit the vehicle, resulting in SWAT responding to assist due to the barricade situation. As negotiations were underway, the suspect shot at SWAT personnel, resulting in an Officer-Involved Shooting.
The suspect sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was determined to be deceased by Orange County Fire Paramedics. A pistol was recovered from the suspect’s vehicle and booked into evidence. No officers were injured during the incident. The suspect was identified as 49-year-old Carlos Lopez.