SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities are on the lookout for a passenger who ran from a traffic stop in the Gaslamp District Monday morning and may have
dropped a handgun while fleeing.
California Highway Patrol officers stopped the suspects' vehicle in the vicinity of Fifth Avenue and Market Street shortly before 1:30 a.m. The driver was arrested, but the passenger bailed out and ran, according to the CHP.
CHP officers gave chase and found a ditched handgun during the pursuit. However, the suspect got away and remained at large as of this morning, authorities said. A description was not immediately available.
One officer sustained a minor leg injury while chasing the suspect, according to the CHP.
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