5 things for Houstonians to know for Tuesday, April 20

2 dead after self-driving Tesla crashes near Houston
2 dead after self-driving Tesla crashes near Houston

Here are things to know for Tuesday, April 20:

1. Suspect arrested after leading deputies on high-speed chase, shootout

A man has been arrested Monday night after leading deputies on a high-speed chase and a shootout on the East Freeway, Houston police said.

Houston police said the incident started when deputies were looking for a robbery suspect who they said committed a few crimes while out on bond.

“He was out on bond for three aggravated robbery warrants. Last night he also assaulted his girlfriend. He also kidnapped her. She was able to get away yesterday, and we received additional information today that the suspect was in the possible area,” HPD assistant chief Chandra Hatcher said.

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2. ‘Autopilot was not enabled’: Tesla CEO Elon Musk responds to deadly crash near The Woodlands

While the design is simple, Tesla owner Michael Fowler said the vehicle comes equipped with intricate safety features.