- Associated Press - Monday, June 6, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - A gunman shot three men in the lobby of a Phoenix motel, killing two of them, and then wounded two other victims outside before shooting himself in the head and dying at a hospital, police said Monday.

Investigators said they still don’t know the motive for Sunday night’s shootings that left one motel employee dead and another critically wounded.

Daterryn McBride, 28, died Monday afternoon from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after police officers closed in on him following a second carjacking.

McBride was released from an Arizona prison in 2014 after serving 7½ years for aggravated assault and misconduct involving weapons charges in a 2004 case and two years on a 2012 charge of misconduct involving weapons, according to state Department of Corrections records.

Police said McBride approached the lobby area of the Motel 6 near Interstate 17 about 10:30 p.m. Sunday and shot three men, including motel security guard Brian Harris, 44, and a 25-year-old clerk whose name hasn’t been released and remains hospitalized in extremely critical condition.

Harris and the third shooting victim, identified as 44-year-old Robert Sykes, were pronounced dead at a hospital, police said.

Police said a man and woman who stopped at the motel in order to get a room saw a man with a gun and tried to flee. They were shot in their pickup truck and were treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.

McBride then ran to a nearby apartment complex where he carjacked a vehicle from a couple with a 4-month-old baby, according to police.

He forced the male occupant into the car and drove the vehicle until it broke down on I-17 and then stole another vehicle at gunpoint and led police on a chase that ended with him crashing the car on a dead-end street in south Phoenix.

Police said McBride ran to a field in the area and shot himself in the head when confronted by responding officers.

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