Bank Robbery Suspect Shot, Killed by Police

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man suspected of robbing a bank in the Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs was later shot and
killed by a police officer in Atlanta after a car chase.

Sandy Springs police Lt. Steve Rose says the man was accused of
robbing a Wells Fargo bank shortly before noon. Sandy Springs
police and Georgia State Patrol officers pursued the man's car
south on Georgia 400 as the chase entered Atlanta.

Authorities say they followed the car into Atlanta's Buckhead
area, where there was a confrontation with at least one Atlanta
police officer.

Atlanta police spokesperson Kim Jones says there were no
injuries to any Atlanta police officers.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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