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Man killed in shootout, chase involving 4 kids

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — A man suspected of killing his ex-wife led police on a high-speed highway chase, then sat in his SUV waving a gun with a child on his lap before a trooper shot and killed him, authorities said.

Investigators said Major Jones III, 28, killed his ex-wife, Jessica Jones, in Terre Haute and then led officers on a chase at speeds as fast as 90 mph on Interstate 70 late Wednesday.

They say he had four children, ages 2 to 6, in the sport-utility vehicle. Three of the children are his, one is his ex-wife's from another relationship.

The chase started when officers spotted the SUV and tried to stop it by deflating the tires. The driver eventually stopped, state police said.