Man shoots self to death while fleeing police

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) - Police in Broken Arrow says a chase ended when the suspect fleeing police shot and killed himself.

The man's name has not been released.

Officers say the chase began about 1 a.m. Monday when police stopped him for a traffic violation and the officer saw a gun in the front seat. The man sped away but about 10 minutes later his car crashed into a utility pole.

Police say when officers got to the car the man was dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.


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