Helicopter shot ends high-speed chase, suspect dead

A gunshot from a San Bernardino County Sheriff's helicopter ended a wild high-speed chase on Friday. Officers had been in pursuit of a suspect wanted in connection to a home invasion robbery that had occurred a day earlier. 

The pursuit began in the city of Dover, east of Los Angeles, when officers spotted the suspect in a beige Chevrolet Tahoe. The suspect led police on a wild chase with speeds in excess of 100 mph on city streets.

After the suspect drove the wrong way into oncoming traffic on Interstate 215, a pursuing sheriff's helicopter took action to end the pursuit.

The suspect was struck by the gunfire, ran from the moving car, and collapsed a short distance later. The suspect died at the scene.

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