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Police chase ends near I-39 with the suspect shooting himself

Posted by wlpo on April 7, 2016

A stretch of Interstate 39 was closed for a high-speed chase that ended with the suspect killing himself.

DeKalb officers along with state troopers were chasing a man Wednesday they say carjacked someone on Route 38 in DeKalb. The suspect lost control on Route 38 near I-39. The driver shot and killed himself inside of the car.

A stretch of I-39 near Rochelle was closed down for awhile during and after the chase.

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