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Homicide suspect shoots, kills himself moments before arrest

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Posted at 8:21 PM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 20:24:52-04

Montgomery County Police are reporting that a suspect linked to the shooting death of a man early Tuesday morning killed himself just moments before his arrest.

According to officials, officers were trying to arrest Stephen Frazier in the area of Great Seneca Highway and Mateny Road when he shot himself inside of a car.

Police say Frazier was a suspect connected to the homicide of a 20-year-old man found outside suffering from a gunshot wound at 12:32 a.m. on the 12900 block of Churchill Ridge Circle.

The man was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead from his injuries.

Montgomery County Police are actively investigating the incidents and ask anyone with information regarding the death investigations to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070.