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Police chase ends in crash into tanker truck; man dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

2 years 6 months 1 week ago Sunday, July 21 2019 Jul 21, 2019 July 21, 2019 11:16 AM July 21, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ News

BATON ROUGE - A suspect fleeing a traffic stop early Sunday morning died after he struck a semi-truck.

According Police, an officer attempted to stop 29-year-old Artis Cain for a traffic violation around 1 a.m. on the 3300 block of Nicholson Drive. Cain then fled from the officer and crashed into a tanker truck near Chippewa Street and Scenic Highway. Authorities say that Cain then died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound

Cain was pronounced dead at the scene.

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