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Boyfriend of missing model shoots himself dead at end of a police chase

The boyfriend of an aspiring model who went missing last month shot and killed himself after a police chase Thursday night.

Chris Spotz, 33, lead police on a chase through Los Angeles County, from Hespeira to Coronona, by a man who was driving a stolen Toyota Tacoma.

At the end of the chase Spotz fatally shot himself with a handgun, police told NBC Los Angeles. 

The man was identified as Spotz on Saturday, and said to be the boyfriend of missing model Adea Shabani.  

The man was identified as Spotz on Saturday, and said to be the boyfriend of missing model Adea Shabani

Chris Spotz, 33, lead police on a chase through Los Angeles County, from Hespeira to Coronona, by a man who was driving a stolen Toyota Tacoma before fatally shooting himself with a handgun. The man was identified as Spotz on Saturday, and said to be the boyfriend of missing model Adea Shabani

Shabani was last seen near her home in Hollywood on February 23, and family members are now offering a $25,000 reward for any information leading to her arrest

Shabani was last seen near her home in Hollywood on February 23, and family members are now offering a $25,000 reward for any information leading to her arrest

Shabani is a 25-year-old Macedonian woman who went missing at the end of February. 

She was last seen near her home in Hollywood on February 23, and family members are now offering a $25,000 reward for any information leading to her arrest. 

During Thursday's chase police thought the car was connected to a homicide in Los Angeles County

During Thursday’s chase police thought the car was connected to a homicide in Los Angeles County

Shabani moved to Los Angeles less than two years ago to pursue a career in modeling and acting, according to friends. 

She graduated from high school in Skopje, Macedonia in 2007 before attending the American University in Paris, where she graduated in 2010.   

During Thursday’s chase police thought the car was connected to a homicide in Los Angeles County. 

Cops deployed two spike strips in an effort to slow down the driver during the pursuit, but he evaded them and continued onto the freeway. 

He then got off of the highway, and when officers attempted a felony traffic stop pulled out his handgun and shot himself, dying at the scene.

Details of that homicide, including when it occurred and the name of the victim or any potential suspects, have not yet been released.  

Police now believe Shabani might not be alive and continue to search for her or for a body.  



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