BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) - Police in Bloomington are investigating the shooting death Tuesday night of a man who was wanted for a murder in Wisconsin.
Bloomington Police say the man shot and killed himself as Bloomington Police officers confronted him just south of West 11th Street and Fairview Street at the B-Line-Trail.
The suspect, 26-year-old Eddie D. Callaway of Waukesha, Wisc. was wanted in connection with the April 22 homicide in that city.
Police received information Callaway might be in the Bloomington area due to family connections.
The U.S. Marshals, Indiana State Police and Bloomington Police had been looking for Calloway over the past several days.
According to police, shortly after 10:30 p.m. Calloway was spotted in the area of the B-Line Trail.
An officer intercepted the man riding a bicycle on the trail where it crossed North Fairview Street.
Police ordered the suspect off his bicycle and he was being held on the ground at gunpoint until additional back-up officers arrived.
As the second officer arrived, both observed the man reach toward his waistband and retrieve a weapon despite verbal commands to keep his hands outstretched away from his body.
Police say the suspect then shot himself in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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