Officials have now confirmed the suicidal subject DID NOT have explosives as he claimed, however, they had to assume he was telling the truth for everyone’s safety.
Walker County law enforcement has confirmed the suicidal man who led multiple law enforcement agencies on a two-county pursuit with explosives strapped to his body is now in custody.
He somehow fled on foot from his vehicle and seemingly disappeared at first. Despite multiple law enforcement units nearby, he was reportedly able to leave the vehicle and vanish unseen. However, an intensive search of the area was successful and he was taken into custody without anyone being harmed.