TEMPLE - Interstate 35 in Temple was shut down after a murder suspect shot himself inside a vehicle Monday night.
Temple Police confirmed the man was David Bailey, 45. He was accused of killing a woman in Fort Worth at the Ridgemar Mall Monday afternoon.
Around 9:10 p.m., Salado, Bell County Sheriff's Office, and Texas DPS were in pursuit Bailey's vehicle entering Temple city limits. The vehicle, a small Chevy spark matched a statewide alert for his car.
Bailey's vehicle was spotted driving northbound on I-35 in Temple, where he was forced to slow down. Officials said he then shot himself.
He was pronounced dead at 10:40 p.m. by Justice of the Peace David Barfield, who ordered an autopsy.
No further information was immediately released.
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