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Dog hit by stolen van during L.A. police chase

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LOS ANGELES (CBS 8) – A shocking police chase on the streets of Los Angeles, where two suspects in a stolen van made a run from police, hitting a dog along the way.

The van was disabled by spike strips and pit maneuvers. The driver and passenger gave up peacefully, and are now facing charges.

As for the dog, his owners say his name is Gordo, and he's at a vet. He's expected to be OK, but could lose a leg.

Doctors say they're already receiving calls from people wanting to help pay for his surgery.

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