BROOKLYN - A high speed car chase on Kings Highway and Avenue K left one man dead, and a police officer and a civilian injured.

Witnesses say when a plain clothed police officer ran out to attend to the accident from a high speed car chase, the men in the car reversed and pinned the officer between two cars. The officer then pulled his weapon and shot into the car, killing one and injuring the other.

Both the injured man and the injured police officer were taken to the hospital.