Authorities: Deaths of 2 women in South Florida could be connected to I-95 chase

Driver died from gunshot wound that appeared to be self-inflicted, St. Johns County Sheriff's Office says


Detectives are investigating the connection between the shooting deaths of two women found in a Palm Beach County home Wednesday and a chase that came to a halt on I-95, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.

Chuck Mulligan, with the Sheriff’s Office, said it was a multi-agency response. He said after stop sticks were deployed, the driver -- a man -- crashed into a median near State Road 207.

According to Mulligan, the man sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The man was flown to Orange Park Medical Center for treatment, where he died. The man was not immediately identified.

I-95 north at State Road 207 remained closed during the investigation. All lanes reopened shortly after 9 p.m.