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Pursuit of murder suspect ends with one dead

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Eric Derell Smith (credit: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)

A murder suspect out of East Baton Rouge who led Mississippi Gulf Coast law enforcement on a low-speed pursuit Monday is now deceased.

Eric Derell Smith, 30, was accused of fatally shooting two people and then fleeing the scene with a 4-month-old baby. The child is currently in stable condition at a Biloxi hospital, according to WLBT.

A journalist on the scene indicated that Smith was holding the baby while firing at police during the chase.

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