Nevada fugitive shot-killed himself at California hotel www.privateofficer.com
ONTARIO CA Nov 18 2012 – A man wanted out of Nevada apparently shot and killed himself inside an Ontario hotel room Friday afternoon when confronted by police officers, Ontario Police Department officials said.
Ontario authorities were alerted the unidentified man was staying in the Best Western in the 3400 block of E. Shelby Street in Ontario, according to Sgt. Bill Russell of the Ontario Police Department.
When officers approached the hotel around 1:30 p.m., the man, who was wanted for the alleged exploitation of an elderly person, ran into a hotel room and refused to come out, Russell said.
Officers heard a shot and when they entered the room, they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head, Russell confirmed. It appears the man shot himself. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities are still investigating the incident.