A man wanted for homicide reportedly killed himself just north of Peotone during a police chase along Interstate 57.

According to police dispatch and officers on the scene, the man had multiple weapons in his vehicle and fired a weapon at least once.

The chase began southbound sometime after 2 p.m. Around 2:30 p.m. the vehicle made a U-turn near the 315 exit in Bradley and headed north into Will County.

Nearly 20 police vehicles were in pursuit. Around 2:45 p.m., there were reports that the man crashed two miles north of the Peotone exit. Police are reporting that the man is dead from a "self-inflicted gunshot."

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