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Police: Carjacking Suspect Shot Himself After 2-State Chase

Police say woman in north St. Louis County had car stolen at gunpoint around 1:30 a.m.

June 11, 2018 - 3:03 pm
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - A carjacking suspect is hospitalized in critical condition after apparently shooting himself at the end of a police chase that began in St. Louis County and ended in Illinois. 

Police say a woman in north St. Louis County had her car stolen at gunpoint around 1:30 a.m. Monday. Officers spotted the vehicle and a chase went into Illinois, where Granite City officers disabled the stolen car with spike strips. 

Officers approached and found a man identified as 20-year-old Cameron Morris of St. Louis County in the driver's seat and a woman in the passenger seat. After the woman was arrested, police discovered Morris had a head wound and took him to a hospital.