Charlie Christopher Bates, 24

Tampa, Florida
September 06, 2013

Agencies: Tampa Police Department Florida | Florida Department of Law Enforcement FDLE | Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Florida

Cause of death: Shooting

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A Florida man suspected of multiple overnight home invasions and sexual batteries has died after a police chase and shootout.

WTSP reports that the manhunt has ended for 24-year-old suspect Charlie Christopher Bates, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds in a police shootout earlier Friday. Bates was taken in to custody and died at the hospital at 1:21 p.m.

On Thursday evening, Bates allegedly committed a slew of violent crimes that left the University of South Florida community on edge.