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Village Atwater — A man was shot dead by police this afternoon following the pursuit of a suspected stolen vehicle.

The shooting occurred around 4:50 p.m. near Tyburn Street and Atwater Avenue after the suspect crashed his vehicle during a pursuit, according to the Glendale Police Department.

Police said the driver, who was armed, got out of the vehicle when he was shot. The man “ultimately succumbed to his injuries”, Glendale Police said in a statement.

A fleeing passenger was taken into custody.

No officers were injured in the shooting, police said.

The chase began when Glendale patrol officers attempted to stop the suspected stolen vehicle on Los Feliz Boulevard and San Fernando Road.

The suspect rammed multiple vehicles during the incident, but no injuries were reported.

Updated at 7:05 p.m.

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