Stolen vehicle involved in high pursuit through multiple counties

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CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – On November 24, 2021, at 12:45 p.m., Cullman County Sheriff’s Deputies observed a suspicious vehicle. During the investigation of the vehicle, it was determined the vehicle was reported to be stolen and involved in a homicide in Jefferson County, AL. 

The suspect refused to stop and attempted to elude deputies. The chase continued on Highway 278 West. Ultimately, the suspect vehicle became stuck as the suspect continued to try and elude law enforcement. The suspect then fled on foot and stole another vehicle. 

The pursuit then continued towards Winston County, and other law enforcement agencies soon became involved in the pursuit. 

Addison Police Department was able to successfully deploy spike strips and eventually disable the vehicle.  Once the vehicle was stopped and the pursuit ended, deputies discovered the suspect was deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The case will be turned over to SBI for further investigation.

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