GRENADA, MS (WMC) - A standoff on Interstate 55 ended when a man accused of kidnapping his wife killed himself.
The subject of the standoff, 38-year-old Christopher Paul Dulas of Hattiesburg, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, ending the standoff involving multiple law enforcement agencies, including SWAT.
Police said Dulas kidnapped his estranged wife last Thursday. A missing person report was filed with the Forrest County Sheriff's Department.
Police searched the DeSoto National Forest where the couple was believed to be. A Crime Stoppers tip led Grenada County deputies to an RV park in Grenada.
Deputies were able to rescue Dulas' wife, Angelica, and he fled in a truck pulling a recreational vehicle.
Deputies fired their weapons, and Dulas lost control of the vehicle on the northbound entrance ramp to I-55.
The incident began about 1:15 p.m. Sunday and ended after 8 p.m when police said Dulas shot himself.
Dulas was a United States Army trainer assigned to Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg.