Man kills himself after fleeing traffic stop - WSMV News 4

Man kills himself after fleeing traffic stop

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A man apparently committed suicide after fleeing a traffic stop by Belle Meade Police. (WSMV) A man apparently committed suicide after fleeing a traffic stop by Belle Meade Police. (WSMV)
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Police said a man shot committed suicide in his car after speeding away from a traffic stop in Belle Meade late Sunday night.

Belle Meade Police attempted to stop the man, believing he was driving under the influence.

As officers approached the car, police said the man hit the gas and sped away.

The man, who police said was not from the area, eventually shot himself in the head on Belle Meade Boulevard, according to officers.

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