Mojave shooting suspects lead deputies on high speed chase.

Mojave shooting suspects lead deputies on high speed chase.

The chase ended in east Bakersfield.

A shooting in Mojave led to a high speed chase that ended some 80 miles away in Bakersfield.

According to the Sheriffs Department, 22 year-old Christian Nevarez and a 16-year-old boy were arrested after the pursuit. They face attempted murder and other charges.

The pair is accused in a shooting near the Motel 6 in Mojave.

Our cameras caught the suspects speeding east on California Avenue.

The chase started in Mojave after someone was shot near the motel. At times, it reached speeds of over 100 miles per hour.

"The suspect vehicle was traveling at a a high rate of speed, at 100 to 120 mph. He started getting closer to the Bakersfield area. At one point we called off the pursuit due to the dangers associated," said Ray Pruitt, Kern County Sheriffs Department.

A Sheriffs helicopter kept with the black Ford Mustang, relaying its location to ground units.

The suspect got off Highway 58 at Oswell Street then raced through the streets of east Bakersfield. The chase ended at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and De Wolfe Street when the driver finally stopped.

A scuffle ensued, but deputies were able to handcuff the suspects.

The shooting victim was shot in the stomach, but the injuries are not said to be life-threatening.

Nevarez did not appear to have a criminal record in Kern County.

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