Suspect John Brazel shoots himself after high-speed chase - Tucson News Now

Suspect fatally shoots himself after high-speed chase

John Brazel (Source: Pinal County Sheriff's Office) John Brazel (Source: Pinal County Sheriff's Office)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man fatally shot himself in Coolidge after a high-speed chase early this morning.

According to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office, John Brazel, 33, shot himself after police chased him from Marana into Pinal County.

Deputies say the chase began when Marana Police spotted a vehicle stolen by Brazel.

Authorities say Brazel reached speeds up to 100 miles per hour when police lost him.

He was later found dead in Coolidge.

Authorities began the search after Brazel was accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and wounding a neighbor in Tempe on May 20.

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