Armored car guard fatally shoots armed man trying to rob ATM outside Houston bank

Associated Press

Houston police say an armored car security guard has fatally shot a robbery suspect who flashed a gun outside a bank.

Police say the armed suspect was killed Friday morning while trying to steal cash as an ATM was being filled.

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The armored car was parked outside of a Bank of America branch. The attempted robbery happened in the drive-thru area.

Authorities say the suspect confronted a guard and demanded money before being shot. He was dead at the scene. His name hasn't been released.

A handgun believed used by the suspect was recovered.