TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Authorities identified a bank robbery suspect who died in a shooting involving three Tucson Police officers.
Police said the man killed by the officers was Armando Alvarez, 44, who tried to get away on a bike after robbing the Chase Bank near Broadway and Wilmot Saturday.
He was found nearby, hiding in a homeowner's shed. When he came out, officers noticed he had an object in his hand and refused to drop it, according to a news release.
All three officers shot at Alvarez and he was later pronounced dead.
Detectives determined the object in Alvarez's hand was a tool, like a wrench.
All three officers were placed on paid administrative leave, which is standard procedure.