- Associated Press - Sunday, February 23, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A suspect in a Tucson bank robbery has died after being shot while hiding from police.

Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan says employees at a Chase Bank reported that a man walked in Saturday wielding a handgun and ordered a teller to give him money.

Dugan says after receiving an undisclosed amount, the suspect fled on a bicycle.

He says a bank customer followed the suspect and pointed him out to an officer.

Authorities say officers searched for the suspect in a nearby neighborhood and found him in the shed of a resident’s backyard.



Dugan says 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.

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