VIDEO: Police chase, shootout with suspected gang members

Police chase and shootout caught on camera in Los Angeles. (LAPD)

"Shots fired, shots fired! Officer needs help."

The Los Angeles Police Department released dramatic bodycam video of an officer involved in a chase and shootout with a car full of suspected gang members.

The incident happened just before midnight on May 20 in Highland Park.

According to ABC7 in Los Angles, one suspect in the car opened fire on the pursuing officers with a shotgun. The video shows bullets flying past the officer's car. The officer's partner returned fire. The officers lost control and crashed their patrol car, but walked away okay. The suspects bailed out of their car, only to be captured by a short time later.

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