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Shooting suspect commits suicide after chase by San Diego police

November 23, 2012 | 10:49 am

A man suspected of shooting a woman in the head in Missouri died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot early Friday after being chased by police in San Diego.

Acting on information provided by the Missouri state police, San Diego police chased a vehicle through the streets of Mission Beach in hopes of arresting the driver.

Surrounded in a dead end about 1:30 a.m., the driver took his own life, police said. He was identified as Alan Lovelace, 37, of Blue Spring, Mo., wanted on suspicion of shooting a woman in the head in Grain Valley, Mo., and taking her car.

The woman was listed in critical condition, according to Missouri news reports.


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Photo: Alan Lovelace. Credit: Missouri State Police