LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a passenger in a stolen Jeep shot and killed himself at the end of a police chase in South Los Angeles.

Officer Tony Im says police began chasing the Jeep with no license plates around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Im says a short time later the vehicle crashed into a pole and the passenger, a man in his 20s, ran away and then shot himself in the head. He died at the scene.

KABC-TV reports police arrested the female driver.