Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - UPDATE: The wanted suspect was located and died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police are actively looking for a shooting suspect who, they say, fatally shot his ex-girlfriend after she left a party.

Baton Rouge Police detectives have issued an arrest warrant for DeMarcus Jackson, 31, of Baton Rouge for second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.

According to police, Jackson shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Dunbar, 30, also of Baton Rouge on Sunday morning around 3:20 a.m. at 2034 Silverest Ave. According to BRPD, Jackson shot Dunbar as she sat in her vehicle after leaving a party with a relative.

Authorities say Jackson fled the scene in a grey Dodge Challenger with Louisiana license plate "ZYE 185." Dunbar was transported to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Police say Jackson is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on Jackson whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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