Two-county pursuit follows discovery of two bodies in a Peyton home

PEYTON, Colo. - After two bodies were found in a Peyton home, a suspect led law enforcement on a chase into a neighboring county.

ABC affiliate KRDO-TV reports that two women were found dead inside a home on Oasis Avenue, where deputies saw a suspect leaving the home.

The suspect, an unidentified man, led deputies on a vehicle chase from El Paso County into Lincoln County. There, KRDO-TV reports, the suspect crashed on Highway 71 and appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa told KRDO-TV that officers hit the man's vehicle, forcing him to stop.

Maketa confirms there is an investigation underway on Oasis Avenue in Peyton, and that deputies are waiting for a search warrant.

The sheriff says there is no danger to the community.

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