This Slow-Speed Car Chase Captivated The Entire Internet Last Night

More than three million people watched it on Facebook

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Late Monday night, police chased a suspect for more than 90 minutes on the 405 freeway in California's San Fernando Valley. The chase was streamed live on Facebook, and the footage captivated millions of people. No doubt it created lots of grumpy, sleep-deprived workers Tuesday morning, and not just in Los Angeles.

According to KABC-TV, Marcos Tulio Flores was wanted for allegedly shooting his sister-in-law on Sunday; she was hospitalized and in critical condition. Flores has been described as a documented gang member, according to CBS Los Angeles. That network both aired the chase on television and livestreamed the chase on Facebook thanks to reporter Desmond Shaw, who reported from a helicopter. "This is one of the most intense chase scenes I've ever seen," he said.

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The entire video goes on for an hour and a half, and features Flores slowing down, speeding up, and even throwing things out his window, and seemingly firing a gun; police also reportedly fired back but the suspect was not hit, NBC Los Angeles reports. By the end, he loses control of his car and authorities catch up to him, sending a police dog first and then finally apprehending him.

The above video has been viewed more than 3.4 million times as of Tuesday morning, making this story go way beyond local TV. According to Mashable, up to 170,000 people were watching at once during the chase itself, but the numbers have skyrocketed since it ended.

Flores was being treated at a hospital, and there were no reported injuries to police or civilians. He will face charges of attempted murder.