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ISP: Counterfeit money, stolen gun thrown from SUV during chase that led to standoff

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Three people are in custody state police say a traffic stop led to a standoff on the city’s east side.

It started when ISP tried to pull over a trailblazer for a traffic violation around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday near LeGrande Avenue and Dawson Street.

The driver sped away but later crashed into a fence on South Oakland Avenue near Southeastern Avenue.

Police quickly arrested the two passengers, who threw a stolen handgun and counterfeit money out the windows of the SUV.

The driver got away, but police later tracked him down at his home and made the arrest.

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He’s been identified as 19-year-old Victor White. The passengers are 18-year-old Alexis Hernandez and a 16-year-old juvenile.