Caption

I-75S in Cincinnati closed about 4 hours after pursuit suspect shoots, kills self

UPDATE @ 6:30 p.m.

The highway was back open around 6 p.m. once police cleared the scene, our media partner WCPO-TV in Cincinnati reported.

FIRST REPORT

All lanes of southbound Interstate 75 are shut down in Cincinnati after a suspect involved in a police pursuit shot and killed himself. 

TRENDING: Local substitute teacher arrested, removed from classroom amid allegations

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 Middletown police chief responds to allegation of misconduct
  2. 2 Search salaries: How much do Miami University employees make?
  3. 3 Heroin overdoses down in Middletown; meth use on the rise

The pursuit ended near the Ezzard Charles Drive exit from Interstate 75 and the investigation has shut down the southbound lanes of the highway, according to our news partner WCPO-TV in Cincinnati.

The suspect, who has been identified as Ronald Foster, had been wanted for shooting at officers over the weekend, the station reports. 

We’ll update this page as we learn more. 

More from Journal-news