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Felon shot himself in head after Bremerton police chase last week

The State Patrol reported that 27-year-old Kyle L. Hoapili died as a result of shooting himself after a police pursuit in Bremerton last Friday night.

Patrol say that Hoapili, after fleeing from police around 10 p.m. and exchanging gunfire with them in the 2100 block of Fifth Street near Naval Avenue, then went behind a building in a residential area.

A single gunshot was then heard. When authorities found him, he was unresponsive, with a single gunshot wound to his head. No officer was injured in the incident.

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