Bank robbery suspect killed while evading Tucson police
TUCSON, Ariz. -- A suspect in a Tucson bank robbery has died after being shot while hiding from police.
Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan said employees at a Chase Bank reported that a man walked in Saturday wielding a handgun and ordered a teller to give him money.
Dugan said after receiving an undisclosed amount, the suspect fled on a bicycle.
He said a bank customer followed the suspect and pointed him out to an officer.
Authorities said officers searched for the suspect in a nearby neighborhood and found him in the shed of a resident's backyard.
Dugan said multiple shots were fired and the suspect was shot.
The suspect, whose identity has not been released, was pronounced dead at a hospital.
No officers were injured.