A car chase involving Los Angeles police and an armed suspect made for nail-biting viewing on Facebook live on Monday night.
The LAPD pursued a vehicle through the streets of the San Fernando Valley and the 405 Freeway for more than 90 minutes an it was streamed live on Facebook by CBS Los Angeles.
It evoked memories of that famous Bronco chase of OJ Simpson in L.A. on 17 June 1994, which went down in television history.
Remember the infamous OJ car chase?
During last night's chase, over 170,000 people tuned in to watch 32-year-old suspect Marcos Tulio Flores slowing and speeding up his car as multiple officers followed from behind.
He also shouted, gestured and threw objects out of his window.
At the time of writing, the video had 2.9m views, 96k reactions, 276k comments and 46k shares.
There's well over 170,000 people watching this LA police pursuit on Facebook Live. Nuts. pic.twitter.com/NISm4mVcTs
— Keegan Goudie (@keeganGOudie) January 10, 2017
All the Grand Theft Auto V-related comments added to the impression that viewers were just watching a game unfolding in front of their eyes.
Eventually, police took Flores into custory. He's wanted for allegedly shooting his sister-in-law.