A woman suspected of killing the brother of Cleveland’s police chief is in critical condition after shooting herself, authorities said.
William D. Williams, 34, the brother of Chief Calvin Williams, was shot to death and found early Tuesday, Cleveland Police said in a statement. Officials named Dana Johnson, 36, as a suspect in the homicide issuing a warrant for her arrest and an alert for the car she was driving.
Williams and Johnson were in a relationship and have two children together, NBC station WKYC reported.
Pennsylvania State Police found Johnson after recognizing her vehicle on a state highway, according to the statement from Cleveland police.
As authorities tried to stop her car, Johnson pulled out a gun and shot herself. She was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital where she is listed in critical condition, officials said.
- Shamar Walters