Metro: Suspect takes own life following high-speed chase across valley

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A male suspect is now dead following a “valley wide pursuit” by Metro Police.

Police say they were originally investigating an aggravated stalking case involving a suspect armed with a gun near Durango & Cheyenne. Police found the suspect in a vehicle in the area.

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The suspect then drove away, leading police on the high-speed chase through multiple Metro area commands in the valley. The chase lasted about 30 minutes. Police eventually performed a pit maneuver to stop the vehicle at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard & Windmill.

Police say the man then shot himself with a firearm that was with him in his vehicle. Police attempted to render medical aid, but the man was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Following the pursuit, the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard & Windmill was closed for hours as police investigated.

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