Man Shoots, Kills Himself Following Police Chase


SOMERSET, Ky. (WYMT) - A man fatally shoots himself following a police chase in Pulaski County Saturday night.

Police say Lonnie Walls, 50, of Smyrna, Tenn. did not stop when an officer tried to pull him over for reckless driving.

They say they followed Walls west for two miles before he lost control of his white BMW convertible, crashed into another car and hit a concrete curb.

Police say Walls got out of his car after the crash and shot himself in the head.

Walls was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pulaski County Coroners Office from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


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