Dramatic LA Car Chase, Rooftop Standoff Caught on Camera

Man ends up in hour-long standoff after speeding away from the police.
2:06 | 11/25/14

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How about this -- I guess it was a chase, so to speak. It was a long chase. Yeah. The suspect is in custody this morning after a wild police chase and standoff that play ed out over several hours in los Angeles. The car was weaving through traffic before the driver made a run for it. The whole incident was caught on camera. Matt Gutman has the story. Reporter: For two tense hours and 70 long miles, the white Ford shooting by and around cars on Los Angeles freeways Monday afternoon. 90 to 100. Reporter: After racing through several cities, the SUV popping up on retaining walls and ramps. Watch again, nearly taking flight. Police, careful to keep their distance, say the two inside were wanted for a drive by shooting and narcotics offenses. Picking up speed now. Reporter: Hitting Hollywood, the explorer exits on an off ramp and takes a grand tour of l.a.'s swankiest neighborhoods, nearly hitting this pedestrian in the park. Still wrong way, and southbound. Reporter: The police losing him in Beverly hills. Are think any units that have visual? Nobody mind him. 10-4, no units behind the vehicle. Reporter: When it seems to be the end of the road, he blasts through a gate into this parking lot. Finally stopping. Two people sprint out of the car, one a woman immediately detained. The other, skittering along the viadu viaduct, past people sitting on the wall. The man disappears behind the trees dl until -- The suspect on the roof. Knocked on the doors, we had to evacuate. Reporter: Looking for a way off the rooftop, and making himself comfortable, helping himself to water, twice. And he barricaded himself. Police and tactical gear poking their head out of another building. Three hours pass until finally the high speed driver giving up, making the slow walk in cuffs to a police cruiser. For "Good morning America," Matt Gutman, ABC news, Los Angeles.

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