Suspect shoots self after 1-hour police chase in southeast Houston

LEAGUE CITY, Texas – According to police, a getaway suspect shot and killed himself Tuesday after a one-hour pursuit that began in League City.

The police chase started around 2:45 p.m. after a vehicle failed to stop. The chase began in League City, continued northbound on I-45, and west on Beltway 8.

Several law enforcement agencies became involved.

During the pursuit the suspect contacted a law enforcement agency and indicted that he was armed and may intend to harm himself. The suspect vehicle stopped near Beltway 8 and Chocolate Bayou near Cullen.

A standoff lingered then police said the suspect turned the gun on himself.

Stay tuned to KHOU 11 News at 5 p.m. for more details.


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