Tucson police fatally shoot bank robbery suspect

TUCSON, AZ - A suspected bank robber has been fatally shot by Tucson police on the city's south side.

Police say the officer-involved shooting occurred about 1:30 p.m. Thursday outside a Wells Fargo branch on 22nd Street.

Police received an alarm call from the bank and contact was made with someone inside the bank who told authorities that a robbery was in progress.

Officers arrived and confronted the suspected robber outside the bank and shots were fired.

The armed man was shot and pronounced dead at the scene.

His name wasn't immediately released.

Police say no officers were injured.

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