SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Police took five people into custody late Monday night after a high-speed chase from San Jose to Pleasanton on Interstate Highway 680, according to the California Highway Patrol.
At 11:12 p.m., CHP officials broadcast that San Jose police were in pursuit of suspects in a Ford Fusion. Police believed one or more of the people were involved in a homicide in San Jose, according to the CHP.READ MORE: Berkeley Officials To Consider Making VP Harris' Childhood Home A Landmark
The pursuit continued and San Jose police asked the CHP to take over the chase. When the suspect vehicle passed Washington Boulevard in Fremont, San Jose police said a gun was thrown from the vehicle, according to the CHP.
Dublin CHP units took over the chase at Highway 680 and Vargas Road and the chase reached speeds of between 80 and 100 mph, CHP officials said.
During the incident, the Ford sustained damage to its left rear tire and the tire left the rim when the vehicle passed Bernal Road in Pleasanton, according to the CHP. At that time, the suspects voluntarily pulled over into the center divider and CHP officers took the five people into custody without incident.READ MORE: SF Man Found Fatally Shot Early Saturday Near Oakland's Lake Merritt
San Jose police arrived at the scene and took over the investigation, as well as taking custody of the individuals and the vehicle, according to the CHP.
San Jose police were not immediately available this morning to provide more details about the case.
Police recovered a gun near the right shoulder of northbound I-680 near Washington Boulevard.
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