Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Man Who Shot Himself on I-74 Identified

One man is dead after a police chase on interstate 74. Police say Paul Smith of Brimfield had been involved in a domestic situation in the Peoria area. He was wanted on at least 5 charges. Smith was said to be in possession of a gun and had taken off on I-74 toward Bloomington. A police officer from Deer Creek heard a description of the suspect's vehicle and saw him on the interstate. The chase ended between Carlock and the exit for Mitsubishi Motorway. Smith shot and killed himself after stopping.

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