Vancouver police shoot and kill bank robber
VANCOUVER, Wash. — An armed bank robbery suspect was shot and killed by police on Tuesday afternoon in east Vancouver, officials said.
No officers were injured in the exchange of gunfire with the suspect.
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The suspect wore a ski mask and was armed with a rifle, police said.
The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money from the credit union and got into a getaway car. After a short pursuit, the suspect left the initial getaway car behind, took another vehicle and drove away.
Shots were exchanged between the suspect and police during the pursuit. The suspect was shot and killed.
The three Vancouver police officers involved were all placed on leave, which is standard police procedure.
Police do not believe there are any outstanding suspects.
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