Suspect in police chase dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound
A suspect involved in a chase with Miller County authorities reportedly died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A Miller County Sheriff's Department news release states a deputy on Wednesday identified the suspect, Harold Campbell, who had known outstanding warrants, driving in the Ulman area of Miller County.
The deputy attempted to stop Campbell and a pursuit began. It lasted for a short distance with Campbell stopping and then continuing to drive away multiple times while brandishing a firearm at the deputy.
Campbell finally stopped the car, pointed the firearm at the deputy and then turned the firearm on himself inflicting a fatal wound.
JCFD responds to hazmat incident at LU
Three people were treated for injuries after a hazmat incident Thursday afternoon at Lincoln University.
According to Jefferson City Fire Department reports, firefighters responded at 4:57 p.m. to a reported acid spill at the Small Animal Research facility on the LU campus.
First arriving units reported the facility had been evacuated. Firefighters and Cole County EMS personnel treated three adults who were eventually transported to a hospital for inhalation injuries and surface burns.
The Jefferson City Fire Department and Cole County Emergency Response Team made a controlled entry to mitigate the spill.
There was minor damage to the facility; it was closed to the public Thursday night.