Armed Citizen Shoots, Kills Bank Robber in Phoenix

The other robber was arrested after crashing a hijacked car.

PHOENIX — A suspected bank robber was shot and killed by a witness and another was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon, according to Phoenix police.

Two masked, armed men reportedly robbed a Desert Schools Federal Credit Union near Cactus Road and Tatum Boulevard and were confronted by a witness while leaving with a garbage can full of money.

Police said that after a struggle, the witness shot one suspect, who was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Another Prescott Sunset

Prescott Sunset 5

HDR image of a sunset over Prescott, Az on a partly cloudy evening. On the horizon, about in the middle, you can see Thumb Butte which is a visual landmark here. The foreground campus is Ft Whipple, a VA hospital. The very bright lights near the horizon and the right edge of the frame is the ball fields of the Prescott High School (must be a game this night).
Taken from the parking lot at Bucky’s casino a.k.a. the Prescott Resort looking towards the west.