Police: Man kills self after 20-minute car chase

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man apparently killed himself after leading police on a car chase for about 20 minutes.

Broward County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mike Jachles the 69-year-old driver apparently shot himself in the head while making a U-turn. He was not immediately identified.

Police say the chase started when officers stopped the car, which was registered to someone wanted by the FBI. It was unclear why that person was wanted by the FBI, or whether the driver was that person.

When the car stopped, it appeared the driver would cooperate when he stuck his hands out the window and put the keys on the roof. But he then restarted the car and drove off. Officers from Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale chased him until the shooting.


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