The pursuit began after officers attempted to pull over a suspect involved in a shooting that occurred about 6:30 p.m. and did not result in any injuries.
Police said the suspect vehicle was described as dark blue or black four-door Honda and the driver fled the collision before officers got there.
Crime stats show Long Beach continues to see overall drops in crime even as some of the most serious categories rose.
The reports called into police and posted on social media are all similar: a Hispanic man in his 30s or 40s follows women who are sometimes walking with their dogs or their children
“Due to the threat of death, he had no choice but to walk them into his home, which was occupied by his family, which also included children,” police wrote.
Jesus Arias, 38, pleaded no contest to charges that he was driving drunk with his two children in the car when he ran over McNeley, who was crossing the street at Bellflower Boulevard and Harvey Way at about 8 p.m. on March 28, 2019.
Police said it appears the victim and suspect were in a confrontation before the shooting.
Seal Beach police donated money to buy a new bicycle and helmet for the victim when the originals were damaged during the robbery.
Lucille’s is closed for the day because of the fire, according to a staff member.
Police described Brand only as an acquaintance of the boy’s mother, but prosecutors said Brand was the boy’s godfather.