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Atlantic Magazine Investigates Recent Echo Park-Silver Lake Car Chase

The blog for the venerable monthly sheds some light on a police pursuit that ended in a shoot out. Arrested was Ian Schlesinger, the suspect in the murder of Silver Lake resident and Marshall High grad Ivan Pedroza.

 

Many of us are still trying to make sense of last Tuesday's televised police pursuit through our community.

It led to an officer-involved shoot out at the corner of 7th and Bixel streets, now under investigation by the LAPD's special "Force Unit."

Still at County/USC Medical Center after receiving a reported 16 shots is Ian-Remy Schlesinger, 24, the primary suspect in

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Atlantic Monthly looks at the realities of police pursuits, taking the Schlesinger incident as its springboard.

Read the Atlantic Monthly posting here.

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