Chase Suspect Shoots Himself During Standoff

Published 03/07 2014 06:26PM

Updated 03/07 2014 06:28PM

(HIAWATHA, Ks.) A St. Joseph man shot himself during a standoff with police in northeast Kansas, according to KNZA.

The shooting happened after police began a pursuit of a stolen pick-up truck in the area of 7th and Iowa Streets in Hiawatha.

Officers tracked the man to the 500 block of South 7th Street after he abandoned the truck.

One shot was fired during a standoff with police.

KNZA reports that the only shot fired during the standoff was fired by the suspect.

He has been taken to the hospital but his condition is unknown.

The suspect's name has not been released.

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