- Associated Press - Saturday, March 26, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police say one of three suspects attempting to flee officers took his own life.

Authorities say the incident began shortly before 8 p.m. Friday in the area of Tropicana Avenue and Pecos Road.

Plainclothes officers investigating possible drug activity approached a vehicle with three people.

Police say one man surrendered. Another fled in the vehicle.

The third ran while allegedly holding a gun to his head.

Investigators say the gun went off, fatally injuring the suspect.

Police believe the gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

The shooting remains under investigation.

None of the suspects’ identities have been released.


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