The Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA- A shootout following a Tuesday morning bank robbery injured a police officer, a bystander and the suspected robber, who died a few hours later, police said.
Officer Ronald Jann, a 17-year veteran, was struck in the mouth by a bullet after he spotted the bank robbery suspect hiding in a car in South Philadelphia, police said. He suffered a pierced lip and some broken teeth, but no life-threatening injuries, Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson said.
The injuries to the bystander, a woman, also were not life-threatening. The suspected gunman was pronounced dead at around 3:30 p.m., approximately five hours after the shootout took place, police said.
Jann saw the robbery suspect trying to conceal himself in a car that matched the description of the getaway car, police said. When Jann opened the car door, the suspect opened fire, Johnson said.
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Two other suspects in the bank robbery were also arrested.