DULUTH, Minn. (AP) -- Authorities say a carjacking suspect who died in an encounter with St. Louis County sheriff's deputies had shot himself in the head.

The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office says 34-year-old Scott Michael Jordan of Duluth died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was not hit by law enforcement gunfire.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the incident began about 6 p.m. Friday when a woman and her 16-year-old son were carjacked at gunpoint outside a grocery store in Pike Lake, near Duluth. They escaped uninjured and the man went into a wooded area on foot.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy tracked him and "used deadly force."

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