A suspect in a St. Louis homicide died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday at about 11:00pm in Jerseyville. According to Police Chief Brad Blackorby the 22-year-old male was driving a vehicle with Missouri plates connected to the homicide investigation when Jerseyville Police attempted to make a traffic stop.

The suspect then allegedly fired a weapon while inside the vehicle, which rolled through an intersection on Spruce Street. St. Louis Police were notified and have taken over the investigation.


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