Violent police chase, shootout caught on camera in New Mexico

February 7, 2014 5:28:19 AM PST
It happened in October, but we're finally getting a look at video from a violent police chase and shootout in New Mexico.

WARNING: The video posted above may be too graphic for some viewers.

Christopher Chase was wearing body armor and had a "cop killer" tattoo. He stole a police car and led officers for 16 miles through the streets of southeast Albuquerque, CNN reports.

He reportedly shot at the officers with a semi-automatic weapon, injuring three of them. Police fired back, chasing him into a gas station where the stolen cruiser crashed into a gas pump.

That's when an all-out gun battle began. The suspect was struck eight times and died at the scene.

The injured officers all survived.

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