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Violent Crime Spree Starts In Las Vegas Ends Dramatically In Hesperia

It all started in Nevada with an apparent act of road rage with gunfire and ended with a high-speed chase and an arrest in the High Desert, Thursday.

CBS Los Angeles reports that according to investigators, the man arrested was responsible for multiple crimes that occurred from Nevada to California, with the crime spree ending dangerously in a dramatic way in Hesperia.

Deputies arrested 34 year-old, Kevin Kealoha after he reportedly used a gun to carjack someone at a gas station in Hesperia.

According to deputies, the suspect refused to stop after he was spotted in the stolen Honda, and that’s when Kealoha led them on a high-speed chase through the city.

Kealoha crashed through a fence ending the chase, but then he intentionally rammed the stolen vehicle into a marked patrol vehicle.

No one was hurt in the pursuit or crash, and Kealoha was arrested.

Investigators say the crime spree started in Las Vegas Thursday morning.  Kealoha shot several rounds at a woman and her 11-year-old daughter on the campus of UNLV, an act that seemed to have stemmed from a road rage.

Luckily, no one was injured in the shooting. It appears that after Kealoha fired the shots, he then got on the 15 Freeway and headed to California.

Reports from the Nevada Highway Patrol say that before the UNLV shooting, Kealoha led them on a short chase after he didn’t pull over for a traffic stop. They backed off for safety reasons after he ran through multiple red lights.

To top it all off, Kealoha is a wanted felon back in Hawaii.

Along with carjacking charges, he now also faces numerous other charges including, assault with a deadly weapon and felony evading arrest.

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