1 dead in Puerto Rico highway police chase

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One person died after police and suspects exchanged gunfire during a lengthy chase on a busy highway in Puerto Rico.

Authorities say one suspect in a Mercedes Benz whose occupants began shooting at police died after being hit during the chase that began late Friday morning in the capital of San Juan.

Police say they initially tried to stop the car because the driver was using an emergency lane.

Authorities say the other suspect fled.

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