Gwinnett Police: Robbery Suspect Shot, Killed by Officer (Update)

The shooting occurred at a Wells Fargo branch on Lawrenceville Highway.

Gwinnett County, Ga., police news
Gwinnett County, Ga., police news


The robbery suspected has been identified. Find more on this story here.


A robbery suspect was shot and killed by a Gwinnett Police officer Monday morning around 9 a.m.

Gwinnett Police spokesman Cpl. Ed Ritter said the shooting occurred at a Wells Fargo bank branch at 3066 Lawrenceville Highway in unincorporated Lawrenceville.

"The first responding officer arrived on scene and made contact with the suspect were a shooting took place between the officer and the robbery suspect. The robbery suspect was shot by the officer and apparently died on scene," Ritter said in a news release.

The officer suffered an unspecified injury, but was expected to be OK.

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Omar Monroe June 16, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Carol June 17, 2014 at 10:12 AM
Great Job GCPD !!!


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