Shooting, car chase leave two hurt in Saugus

An overnight shooting in Saugus resulted in a car chase with police. Credit: Google Images
An overnight shooting in Saugus led to a police chase.
Credit: Google Images

An overnight shooting in Saugus left two people injured after a car chase with police.

The chase, which reached speeds of more than 100mph, according to police, began about 2 a.m. on Route 1 in Saugus, according to WHDH. It soon led into a residential neighborhood, finally coming to an end on Elmwood Avenue, a dead-end street.

Neighbors told WHDH they heard cars speeding by followed by a series of gunshots.

A man was driving the car with a female passenger. They were taken to a hospital, and are expected to be released into police custody on Monday, according to WCVB.

The cause of the chase is unclear, but Saugus Police are investigating the situation.

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