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BCSO: Suspect shot and killed himself while being pursued by deputies

It happened around 7 p.m. in the 7500 block of FM 78 in northeast Bexar County.
Credit: BCSO

SAN ANTONIO — Bexar County Sheriff's Office said a man being pursued by law enforcement officers shot and killed himself Sunday night.

It happened around 7 p.m. in the 7500 block of FM 78 in east Bexar County.

BCSO says a deputy on a routine patrol ran the license plate of a car and it came back stolen. The suspect reportedly pulled into a business, ran from the vehicle and jumped fences.

Bexar County deputies and Converse Police officers pursued the suspect and, at some point, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot himself, according to BCSO. The suspect died from the gunshot.

Credit: BCSO

The Medical Examiner identified the man as 26-year-old Sean Kelly. His cause and manner of death was determined to be suicide from a gunshot wound to the head.

Sheriff Javier Salazar provides details for a custodial death which occurred in the 7500 Block of FM-78 in East Bexar County.

Posted by Bexar County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, May 24, 2020

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