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Robbery suspect killed by Gwinnett police

6:08 PM, Sep 20, 2011   |    comments
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NORCROSS, Ga. -- A bank robbery suspect died after a police chase and shootout Tuesday afternoon.

Officers first responded to a robbery call at the Bank of America at Sever Road and Old Peachtree Road in Lawrenceville Tuesday. The suspect began a police chase that ended near Pleasant Hill Road and Old Norcross, when police lost sight of the car, according to Cpl. Edwin Ritter with Gwinnett Police.

The same suspect soon carjacked a different vehicle. Police caught up with the stolen vehicle on Steve Reynolds at Satellite Boulevard in Norcross, where a shootout ensued, Ritter said.

The man was killed as a result of the shootout. Ritter says Steve Reynolds Boulevard was shut down while police investigated.

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