BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Miami businessman who was trying to reconcile with his former girlfriend shot her before leading police on a 40-mile chase down Interstate 95 and fatally shooting himself.
The incident unraveled on Sunday, beginning at a townhome where 35-year-old Jyrece McClendon lives and ending along a road in Miami-Dade County.
McClendon is expected to survive her injuries. But Boynton Beach police say 44-year-old Samori Kwame Walden shot himself and crashed his car.
Police say a neighbor heard shots Sunday morning and called 911. Walden was leaving as police arrived. He drove onto nearby I-95 and headed south.
A number of law enforcement agencies worked together as the chase continued south. The couple had apparently broken up several months ago.
Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.