RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police assisted the Henrico County Police Department in a police pursuit on south I-95 on Monday morning. The pursuit ended with the suspect turning the gun on themselves.
State troopers joined Henrico officers in the pursuit of a pink-colored 2010 Honda Accord at 8:10 a.m. near Arthur Ashe Boulevard. According to Henrico Police, the chase stemmed from a reported shooting on the 4200 block of Sprenkle Lane just after 8 a.m.
When officers got to the scene, it was confirmed multiple shots had been fired following a domestic-related situation between two women. One of the women took personal items, including the Honda, and left the scene.
Troopers used a tire deflation device to disable the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after running over the device.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing.