BY LUCY GUANUNA
HIGHLAND PARK — Two men were taken into custody Thursday night after they tossed a loaded shotgun out of a vehicle during a short police pursuit .
The suspects caught the attention of gang enforcement officers around 8 p.m. after driving recklessly, said Lt. Ryan Schatz with LAPD’s Northeast Division.
During a pursuit that lasted just a few minutes, the suspected Avenues gang members tossed a loaded shotgun out of the window, said Schatz.
The suspects pulled over near the intersection of Via Marisol and Avenue 57 and were taken into custody.
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Lucy Guanuna is a freelance reporter who has covered a variety of issues, including business, education and social justice movements in her native Los Angeles. Her work has been published in the Daily Sundial, L.A. Activist, and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
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