Officer shoots, kills bank robbery suspect

Deputies say 3 men tried to rob Regents Bank

Published On: Apr 26 2013 03:46:29 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 26 2013 11:05:59 PM CDT
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HOUSTON -

A bank robbery suspect was fatally shot by off-duty a Houston police officer on Friday.

Harris County sheriff's deputies said three men tried to rob the Regents Bank in the 7000 block of East F.M. 1960 about 2 p.m.

Two officers were providing security at the bank. One of the officer opened fire on the robbers and killed one of them. His name has not been released.

The officers were able to capture the other two suspects.