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    FL - Titusville Officer fatally shoots armed bank robbery suspect

    September 7, 2016
    4:38 PM

    Police: Officer fatally shoots armed bank robbery suspect

    Authorities say a central Florida police officer fatally shot an armed bank robbery suspect.

    Florida Today reports that the shooting occurred Wednesday morning.

    Titusville police say 35-year-old Jesse Daniel Joynt was fleeing from a Bank of America branch armed with two guns when an officer attempted to stop him. Police say Joynt was shot in the chest and later died at a nearby hospital.

    Jesus Wept. John 11:35 KJV

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    September 7, 2016
    5:19 PM EDT

    Police shoot, kill Titusville robbery suspect

    An armed man who held up a bank and attempted to get away with cash was shot and killed by Titusville police following a confrontation near the robbery site.

    The shooting took place around 10:50 a.m. in the middle of Barna Avenue, about a block-and-a-half to the north of the Bank of America branch on Harrison Street and near several shopping plazas. The suspect, who police identified as 35-year-old Jesse Daniel Joynt of Titusville, was shot in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

    The unidentified officer, bank tellers or other patrons were not injured.

    “We had officers respond to a report of an armed robbery in progress. Shots were fired by the officer,” said Deputy Chief Todd Hutchinson of the Titusville Police Department.

    The Titusville officer involved in Wednesday's shooting was placed on administrative leave with pay, which is routine. The police agency also asked the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to conduct an investigation into the shooting and working to determine if the gunman attempted to aim his weapon at the approaching officer.

    Jesus Wept. John 11:35 KJV

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