Cops: Suspect fatally shoots himself after police chase in DeKalb

A person fatally shot himself in his vehicle after a police chase in west suburban DeKalb Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Officers observed a vehicle that was stolen in an armed carjacking headed westbound on Route 38, and they pursued the vehicle, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.
The vehicle came to a stop in a field near I-39 after officers used a “pursuit termination device,” police said.
The suspect then shot himself inside his vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Authorities would not release further information Wednesday evening pending family notification.
I-39 was temporarily closed as authorities investigated

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