Wanted man shoots himself in front of police

(Source: MGN Online)
(Source: MGN Online)

SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) - Worth County Coroner Jim Johnson says a man wanted in Tifton shot himself in front of police early Sunday morning.

It happened after police saw his truck at Flash Foods in Sylvester.

26-year-old Jose Manuel Juerta drove off, and police pulled him over. He later shot himself in front of officers. 

Police ran the tags on his truck, and found he was wanted in Tifton.

Huerta had no identification on him.

A toxicology report is pending on Huerta.

The GBI is investigation. This is a developing story.

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