Instagram influencer S2K Wya livestreams suicide after a police standoff


Instagram car influencer, 28, livestreams his suicide during a police standoff after he ‘held his girlfriend captive for two days while sexually assaulting and strangling her’

  • Angel Hernandez Grado, also known as S2K Wya on Instagram, killed himself during an hours long chase and standoff with police in San Diego, California
  • Police had been hunting Grado, 28, after his 25-year-old girlfriend told them he had been holding her captive inside his San Diego apartment for two days 
  • She told police that Grado had tied her up, sexually assaulted her, strangled her and hit her head with an axe 
  • Grado was well known within the car racing community and had more than 50,000 Instagram followers 
  • He started livestreaming as police closed in on him on the highway hours later 

A social media car influencer shot himself dead live on Instagram following a high speed police chase in California after he was accused of tying up and abusing his girlfriend and mother of his young son. 

Angel Hernandez Grado, also known as S2K Wya on Instagram, killed himself during an hours long chase and standoff with police on Interstate 5 near San Diego last Wednesday. 

Police had been hunting the 28-year-old influencer, who was well known within the car racing community, after his 25-year-old girlfriend told them he had been holding her captive inside his San Diego apartment for two days. 

The girlfriend said she managed to escape and alert neighbors after Grado left the apartment.    

Angel Hernandez Grado, also known as S2K Wya on Instagram, killed himself during an hours long chase and standoff with police on Interstate 5 near San Diego last Wednesday. He is pictured brandishing his gun during his livestream

She told police that Grado had tied her up, sexually assaulted her, strangled her and hit her head with an axe.

The girlfriend said Grado had told her he was going to buy a gun and threatened to kill her if she called police.  

Hours later, police spotted Grado’s white BMW X5 on Interstate 5 and attempted to pull him over.

When he refused, police chased him along several freeways before eventually deploying spike strips to stop him. 

Aerial footage obtained by ABC7 showed about three dozen police and armored vehicles surrounding Grado’s car on the highway. 

After spiking his tires, Grado started livestreaming as officers closed in on him on the highway.

He filmed himself brandishing a gun and crying as police helicopters circled above his car.

Grado, who was well known within the car racing community and had more than 50,000 Instagram followers, also posted a photo of himself with his son (above) before he killed himself

Grado, who was well known within the car racing community and had more than 50,000 Instagram followers, also posted a photo of himself with his son (above) before he killed himself

Grado killed himself following an hours long police pursuit that ended with his car wedged between two armored vehicles on a California highway

Grado killed himself following an hours long police pursuit that ended with his car wedged between two armored vehicles on a California highway

Aerial footage obtained by ABC7 showed about three dozen police and armored vehicles surrounding Grado's car on the highway

Aerial footage obtained by ABC7 showed about three dozen police and armored vehicles surrounding Grado’s car on the highway

Footage showed him pointing the gun at his head multiple times and saying that he loved his infant son. 

At one point, he said: ‘I am now weak. I just f**king hate my life, bro. I’m just tired of this f**king life, f**l the police.’  

He also posted a photo of himself with his son before he killed himself.   

Police tried to negotiate with Grado for about an hour after he told them he was armed with a gun. 

Authorities say Grado tried to drive off but was stopped by two armored vehicles. 

He shot himself in the head soon after. Grado was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.   

Grado was a car enthusiast with more than 50,000 followers on Instagram.  

His girlfriend was taken to hospital suffering from broken ribs and bruises over her face and body. 

After spiking his tires, Grado started livestreaming as officers closed in on him on the highway

He filmed himself brandishing a gun and crying as police helicopters circled above his car

After spiking his tires, Grado started livestreaming as officers closed in on him on the highway. He filmed himself brandishing a gun and crying as police helicopters circled above his car

Police tried to negotiate with Grado for about an hour after he told them he was armed with a gun. He is pictured above with his infant son

Police tried to negotiate with Grado for about an hour after he told them he was armed with a gun. He is pictured above with his infant son 

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