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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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31.

I am shock!    

This is very tragic news. I am speechless and i can't imagined what the guy must have been going through and what he might have been thinking in the last hours of his life. It's a real shame what people are doing to themselve and the people they love because of the economy. Gosh! i wonder if America will get any better before it gets any worse.
My heart goes out to his love ones.

1892 days ago
32.

Cooca11784    

Every1 needs 2 chill out sayin it's Chris Brown And how glad u r if it's him. No 1 knows da real story behind da situation w/ him & rihanna so ppl need 2 give him a chance there might b more 2 this story then were giving him credit for.

1892 days ago
33.

A friend    

Don't judge lest you be judged. Although his name is Arabic and the reports say he was Pakistani, he was AMERICAN. He lived her his whole life. He was not a terrorist and people should not assume that based on his name and ethnicity. He was a gentle person. This was the first and only incident of violence from him. I only wish I would have known what was going on lastnight...I would have given him a call. I am totally devastated....

1892 days ago
34.

A PALESTINIAN TIL THE DAY I DIE    

YOU PEOPLE HAVE SUCH LOW CLASS TO TALK BAD ABOUT MUSTAFA MUSTAFA WHO IS A PALESTINIAN BUSINESS MAN THAT OWNED AN EXOTIC CAR RENTAL AGENCY IN CHICAGO AND NOT A PAKISTANI. I CAN NOT BELIEVE THE COMMENTS SOME OF YOU IGNORANT, UNEDUCATED, CRUEL, UGLY AND HYPOCRITICAL PEOPLE HAVE SAID. YOU SAY TERRORISTS SO EASILY BUT HE PAID MORE U.S. AMERICAN TAXES THAN ALL OF YOU COMBINED.

1892 days ago
35.

anymouse    

What no meter maid ticking the car?! Oh wait I think I see one in the sea of police cars. Are there enough police cars on this ONE CAR and ONE GUY?! Total waste of resources.

And the car is worth over 300k and can go almost 200mph. Come to think of it, why didn't this guy just floor it and watch everyone including the helicopter disappear in his rear view mirror? We have to sit through morons in LA running with a 10 year old Sentra with smoke coming out the back and a doughnut tire running from the cops all the time, now finally they chase something that can go fast - and the driver goes down the road at 40mph?! Damn!

1892 days ago
36.

A PALESTINIAN TIL THE DAY I DIE    

HEY POGUE MAHONE, YOU ARE A GIRL THAT GOT BEAT AND DESERVED IT BECAUSE YOU WERE SO UNATTRACTIVE AND YOUR BOYFRIEND DIDN'T KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO. HE TRIED TO BEAT THE UGLY OUT OF YOU AND NOW YOU ARE PROFILING THE MIDDLE EASTERN TRADITIONS. DON'T TALK ABOUT SOMETHING YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT AND GO GET HIGH, DRUNK, PREGNANT AND ON WELFARE, WHICH IS WHAT IS PROFILED ABOUT YOUR PEOPLE.

1892 days ago
37.

Brian    

Most of these post'd are disgusting!!!OMG what a bunch of heartless jerks....yeah he had more money than you ..soo..he lost ..oh well..He took his life that is not funny....

1892 days ago
38.

Mike    

Just shows you how one retard thinks it's one thing, others believe it and the media reports it

1891 days ago
39.

john90700    

The driver was Moustafa "moe" Moustafa, a car dealer who is originally from Chicago. Does anyone know the name of his girlfriend who was there at the scene ? we want to contact her for an interview- thanx

1891 days ago
40.

Mike    

There are people out there with worse problems than this guy and they still have the balls to face life. So nobody has respect for this idiot nor should they care for his family whom obviously didn't have any common sense to stop him from acting out like a moron.... There's always that one person with the "hey! I know someone who knows this person!" aim.

1889 days ago
41.

MsOhSoGhetto    

RIP Chris Brown. He will be missed.

774 days ago
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