Agencies: Tucson Police Department Arizona
Last updated: almost 2 years ago
Tucson police shot and killed a suspected bank robber on the city's south side on Thursday afternoon.
The officer-involved shooting occurred about 1:30 p.m. outside the Wells Fargo branch at 145 E. 22nd St., between South Sixth and South Fourth Avenues.
Sgt. Chris Widmer, a police spokesman, said police received an alarm call from the bank. Contact was made with someone inside the bank who told authorities that a robbery was in progress.
Officers arrived and confronted the suspected robber outside the bank and shots were fired, Widmer said. The man, who had a gun, was shot.