One person has died after being shot following a police chase in northeast Charlotte.
According to a statement from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, shortly after 8:41 pm, officers responded to a Domestic Violence Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
When police arrived, they learned that the suspect forced a female into a car and fled the scene. Officers were able to determine the description of the vehicle and located the vehicle.
Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop but the suspect failed to stop and a vehicle pursuit began. During the pursuit, the suspect fired shots at officers.
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One of the vehicles was struck by gunfire but no officers were injured. Officers did not return gunfire at any point during this incident, CMPD says.
The vehicle came to a stop at the 3200 block of Shamrock Drive and officers discovered the suspect was suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The suspect was pronounced deceased on scene by Medic.
Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a homicide detective, or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.