Connersville man dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound following pursuit

FAYETTE CO. – Detectives from the Indiana State Police Pendleton District have learned Kevin Fehl has died as a result of injuries sustained from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Fehl led law enforcement officers from Fayette County on a brief pursuit Wednesday before stopping his vehicle on West Johnson School Road near County Road 710 West.

As officers attempted to conduct a high-risk traffic stop, they heard the sound of a single gunshot. Upon checking on Fehl, they found him suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Fehl was flown by medical helicopter to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, where he later died from his injuries.

The Marion County Coroner’s office has advised an autopsy will be scheduled.

Detectives from the Indiana State Police Pendleton District have assumed the lead on the investigation.

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