Suspect sought in Fort Worth slaying kills self during chase

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a murder suspect being chased by officers fatally shot himself as traffic slowed in a construction area on Interstate 35 in Central Texas.

Temple police say the suspect died at the scene Monday night.

Fort Worth police on Monday were dispatched to a parking lot at Ridgmar Mall on a report of shots fired. Officer Brad Perez says a wounded woman, who was found in a vehicle, died at a hospital. Perez says the shooting appeared to be a domestic-related attack.

Officers from several agencies Monday night pursued a vehicle matching an alert for a murder suspect. Police say the driver was northbound on I-35 in Temple when traffic slowed and he fatally shot himself.

Fort Worth police didn't immediately release names of the victim or the suspect.

© 2017 Associated Press


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