- Associated Press - Monday, June 16, 2014

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a bank robbery suspect was shot and killed by a police officer after a gun battle with Gwinnett County police.

WSB-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1lsnquK) that the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Monday at a Wells Fargo bank on Lawrenceville Highway near Bethesda Road, northeast of Atlanta.

Police said the officer was taken to a hospital for evaluation. Authorities said he is expected to recover from an undisclosed injury.

Few other details were immediately available.

WSB reported that Bethesda Church Road was closed between Lawrenceville Highway and Church Road as police continued their investigation.

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Information from: WSB-TV, https://www.wsbtv.com/index.html


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