CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A police pursuit of a stolen car ended in the driver of the vehicle fatally shooting himself.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports Cheyenne Police Department spokesman Kevin Malatesta says officers identified a vehicle as stolen Sunday morning and began a pursuit that lasted 3-5 minutes. The pursuit ended around 12:15 a.m. when the driver crashed into an apartment building.

Following the crash, the driver shot himself and died from his injuries.

Malatesta says he could not provide the driver’s name or other identifying information. He says he does not know whether the officers involved suspected alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The incident is under investigation.


Information from: Wyoming Tribune Eagle, http://www.wyomingnews.com