Hemet Police Departament 1

Police Shoot, Kill Armed Driver Following Chase

Neighborhood streets closed for hours as Hemet police and Riverside sheriff investigate ■ By Staff Reports / The Valley Chronicle A man was shot and killed by Hemet police early Tuesday after he led officers on a high-speed chase through city streets, then pulled a gun after his vehicle was disabled by a spike strip, according to police reports. The victim was identified as Nick Hamilton, 31, of Anza, who officers said was in a vehicle spotted by police shortly before 2 a.m. at the intersection of Lyon and Menlo Avenues in Hemet. Police said when they tried to pull over the vehicle for a traffic stop, the driver sped away

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