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Man who led police on chase was wanted in attempted murder case [Updated]

March 29, 2010 | 11:01 pm
A man who led police on a high-speed car chase Monday across freeways and city streets from San Bernardino to Burbank is wanted in connection with an attempted murder in Wabash, Ind., police said Monday night.

The chase began, authorities said, when Steven Satterly, 30, refused to stop after the California Highway Patrol spotted his vehicle speeding near San Bernardino.

During the chase, CHP officers ran a registration check on the vehicle, which showed that it was stolen and used during an attempted murder in Wabash, police said.

Satterly ended up in Burbank, where he allegedly swerved his vehicle toward a police cruiser on Barham Boulevard. Officers fired at least one shot at the vehicle, Burbank Police Sgt. Bobby Quesada said.

Satterly stopped near the entrance to Universal Studios and was shot at least once when police say he failed to comply with officers' commands. "He refused to surrender," Quesada said.

[Updated at 10:05 a.m.: An earlier version of this post incorrectly referred to Universal Studios and University Studios.]

Satterly, who was hit at least once, was listed in stable condition at a hospital, police said.

-- Robert J. Lopez


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