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Suspected gun thief dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound

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UPDATE: The man suspected of stealing a revolver from Ted's Pawn this morning has died. GPD Capt. Marinda Spencer said police found the pickup truck matching the description parked at American Heritage Plaza. Police initiated a traffic stop, but the suspect ignored police commands to exit the vehicle.

"The next thing they hear is a gunshot," she said.

Paramedics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene. The name of man is being withheld until the next of kin is notified.

This is a developing story.



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(Suspect pictured in the red pull-over)

Today, shortly after 10 am, an unknown Native American in a red hoodie entered Ted’s Pawn and asked to see a .357 magnum revolver. The clerk handed the gun to the man who then reached into his pocket and pulled out a round. The man loaded the weapon and pointed it at the clerk then ran out with the gun. He was last seen leaving the area in a white older model Ford 4 door pickup.