TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A man wanted in connection with four fatal shootings in Detroit earlier today died from a self-inflicted gunshot following a police pursuit near Toledo on Monday. No officers were injured.
Early Monday afternoon, dozens of officers from police departments in Ohio and Michigan chased the suspect's car from Detroit to a Flying J Travel Plaza at I-280 near the Ohio Turnpike.
Lake Township Police Chief Mark Hummer told 13abc the man got out of his car and ran to the other side of the Flying J where he apparently shot himself in the head. Detroit police say the suspect, 27-year-old George Anthony Davis was in critical condition.
Police said Davis was wanted for the murders of four people in Detroit. Two were shot in an SUV while a third victim was shot pumping gas. WXYZ in Detroit reported that "when he ran out of bullets, he went back to his car to reload and came back to shoot more." Police say one of the women he shot was the mother of his child.
He then got into the car and drove to another location where he allegedly shot and killed an adult male cousin. The other victims, according to WXYZ, were Deacon Ralphael Hall, the leader of a Detroit church and his 26-year-old daughter Cierra Bargineer who was the mother of Davis' child. Kristen Thomas, 21, was also killed at the gas station.