Man in custody after eluding police for more than 24 hours

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- One man is in police custody after running and hiding from police for more than 24 hours.

Visalia police say Dell Baker was contacted by gang suppression unit officers near Ben Maddox Way and Douglas Avenue. When officers arrived Baker threw a loaded gun and ran from police.

A day later, Baker was found by a K-9 unit near Central Street and Tulare Avenue.

Baker again ran from officers but was stopped by after a short chase by a police K-9. He was taken to a hospital for treatment for injuries after he was bitten by the K-9 officer.

He was then taken into custody for felony possession of a firearm and resisting arrest.
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