Ga. officer injured, suspect killed in bank robbery

An officer was injured and a suspect was shot and killed during a bank robbery Monday morning


By PoliceOne Staff

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — An officer was injured and a suspect was shot and killed during a bank robbery Monday morning.

WXIA reports police responded to calls of an armed bank robbery at a Wells Fargo.

The suspect ran to a local church, where he was found by an officer in the rear parking lot.

The officer was hit in the head in the ensuing struggle, possibly with a gun, according to the report. The suspect was killed after the officer fired one shot.

The officer was transported to a local hospital, but is expected to be okay.

  1. Tags
  2. Officer Safety
  3. Officer-Involved Shootings
  4. Bank robbery
  5. Officer Survival

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