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(MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va.) — Four people were shot dead at three different locations in West Virginia on Monday, and police say the shooter was found dead on Monday night.

West Virginia State Police identified Jody Lee Hunt, 39, as the suspect who they believe is connected to the three crime scenes. Late Monday, Hunt was found dead in his vehicle having suffered what police believe is a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

“He is who we believe to be involved in the four fatalities at the three shootings,” West Virginia State Police First Sgt. Jay Powers told ABC News earlier Monday. The shootings occurred in Monongalia County.

Hunt’s vehicle had been described as a black Ford F150 with a “Rough County” sticker on the back window.

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