A chase in Teton County Idaho ended with the suspect taking his own life.
The Teton County Idaho Sheriff’s office received a report regarding threats being made by an individual to the reporting party and other persons at about 11:20 am yesterday. Then at 4:00 pm, Teton County deputies located the suspect driving a vehicle on Highway 33, west of Tetonia and attempted to stop him. However, the suspect refused to stop.
A pursuit ended outside of Tetonia where the suspect stopped his vehicle, exited, and took his own life by the means of a self-inflicted gunshot. An investigation of this death has been turned over to Tri-Counties Investigations Team.
The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family. No further information about the altercation that started the incident was immediately available either.