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The Prince George’s County Police Department issued a lookout for Gary. He was spotted driving a wanted Toyota Camry crossing the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The Delaware River and Bay police initiated a pursuit that ended in Wilmington, said Wilmington Police Department Police Chief Michael J. Szczerba.
Gary’s car collided with two vehicles, and the suspect fled on foot. When confronted by several officers, Gary stood in a vacant lot and held a gun to his head, threatening suicide, according to police.
At one point, he lowered his weapon toward police officers and shots were fired by Gary and two Wilmington police officers, officials said.
Gary was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mom sues son-in-law over daughter’s death
A Hagerstown woman has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against her former son-in-law, stating that he is responsible for the crash that killed her daughter. Lilly Younker filed the $1 million lawsuit Friday in Washington County Circuit Court against Steven Huff, 46, of Hancock. Miss Younker said Mr. Huff failed to keep his pickup truck under control and operated it recklessly in the August 2005 crash that killed Michelle Huff, 39. The crash happened in Warren Township, Pa. Mr. Huff told police that he swerved when a deer ran onto the road. He was charged by Pennsylvania State Police with homicide by vehicle, driving under the influence and recklessly endangering another person. His trial is pending.
Ms. Younker is suing for funeral expenses, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Fight erupts at bar where man stabbed
Police in Cambridge reported more violence near the city bar that was the scene of a fatal stabbing this spring. Police said two persons were shot, one person was stabbed and a fourth person had head and face injuries in a fight around closing time Thursday at the Zebra Room on Pine Street.
Police have made no arrests. During a fight outside the bar in April, Donnie Cooper, 27, was fatally stabbed.
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