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I-75S in Cincinnati closed about 4 hours after pursuit suspect shoots, kills self

Published: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 @ 2:48 PM
Updated: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 @ 6:30 PM
By: Breaking News Staff

UPDATE @ 6:30 p.m.

The highway was back open around 6 p.m. once police cleared the scene, our media partner WCPO-TV in Cincinnati reported.

FIRST REPORT

All lanes of southbound Interstate 75 are shut down in Cincinnati after a suspect involved in a police pursuit shot and killed himself. 

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The pursuit ended near the Ezzard Charles Drive exit from Interstate 75 and the investigation has shut down the southbound lanes of the highway, according to our news partner WCPO-TV in Cincinnati.

The suspect, who has been identified as Ronald Foster, had been wanted for shooting at officers over the weekend, the station reports. 

We’ll update this page as we learn more.