Missouri man who shot himself after police chase dies - KMOV.com

Missouri man who shot himself after police chase dies

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri -- A southeast Missouri man who shot himself after assaulting a woman and leading police on a chase has died.
   
Cape Girardeau authorities say 43-year-old Sean M. Smith died Tuesday, a week after the chase and shooting.
   
Police say Smith allegedly assaulted a woman in a wooded area on March 4.  Two days later, police spotted Smith who fled, prompting a chase. Police say when his vehicle was stopped and Smith was on the ground, he shot himself in the head.
   
The Southeast Missourian reports (http://bit.ly/zcrFYs ) Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney Morley Swingle said the investigation appears to be over, but he will review more police reports before officially ending the case.
 

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