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L.A. Chase Ends in Death

2/10/2009 2:07 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

A wild chase on the L.A. freeways that lasted for hours last night ended with the driver shooting himself -- and during much of the drama, the media believed -- falsely -- Chris Brown may have been at the wheel.

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It began at around 8:00 PM. A man driving a Bentley was engaged in a slow speed chase with cops. The way the story went -- police say the man was suspected of assault with a deadly weapon on his girlfriend and was supposed to rendezvous with a woman near the freeway. Word spread it may have been Chris Brown. As usual, the media danced around it dropping hints but never said it -- though they kinda did.

In the end, the driver stopped, there was as standoff and he shot himself in the head. He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

We've learned the car had a Chicago registration. The owner had the Bentley and other high-end cars, including Porsches and Jaguars. We're not reporting the name yet.


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That guy Mustafa Mustafa was my cousin and i will tell u what happened he owned a car rental for VIP people and when no one strated renting cars he got bankrupt he could not handle the fact the he lost all of his money then he went on a 3 hour chase and at the ending he killed him self while talking to his mother on the phone i know its really sad.......D:

2060 days ago


At last, a happy ending.

2078 days ago


Is that true that the driver was DJ Kaleb?

2078 days ago


Yahoo has a picture of the guy sitting in the car and it looks like DJ Kahled or Flo Rida

2078 days ago


To bad it was'nt Chris brown

2078 days ago


NO it was not DJ Khaled. Jesus if one more person says it was DJ his freaking MySpace, read the zillion articles, this was reported 3 hours ago that it was NOT him!

The guy's name is Mustafa Mustafa according to NBC

2078 days ago


so what are you guys trying to say cause i dont understand the post.

2078 days ago

arte help    

Who really cares who it is, just one less loser causing trouble on the highways endangering the safety of others.

2078 days ago


I'm willing to bet that it wasn't DJ Khaled...the guy actually looks more like Josh Tobin from King of Cars, who does own a number of High End Vehicles. He owns a used car dealership in Henderson Nevada. I'll bet that's who it is. He looks kinda like DJ Khaled, and after seeing the vid of this guy sitting in the car it could easily be this guy Josh Tobin.

2078 days ago


This is not anyone that anyone knows. According to to msnbc; The newspaper described him as a businessman of Pakistani origin who was apparently "distraught over the loss of his business".

2078 days ago

arte help    

Don't worry everyone, "The Chosen One" will make everything better. We'll all have a million dollars in the bank and cushy jobs because of his Stimulus package. I want a job at the frisbee park!!!!

2078 days ago

Dr. Adams    

IT WAS DJ KHALED your morning paper!!!!!
too bad it wasnt chris brown!!!

2078 days ago

Dr. Adams    

well George w....sure wasnt doing us any was dip sh&t!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2078 days ago


ummm, who cares? TMZ, this not celebrity news. If you really wanna give us something we want to see, show us pictures of Rihanna after her boyfriend beat her down.

2078 days ago

hot snot    

it's Mustafah Mustafah or something like that. he was all bent over losing his business, he beat his girlfriend and then took off from the cops. dillholes

2078 days ago
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