Armed robbery suspect shot after bank robbery in Titusville

- Titusville Police responded to a report of an armed bank robbery in progress at 2600 Barna Avenue at approximately 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. 

Arriving officers encountered the armed suspect on Barna Avenue near Harrison Street. The suspect was shot and pronounced deceased a short time later.

According to the preliminary investigation the officer was forced to use deadly force because of the actions of the armed suspect.

No officers were injured in this incident. Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is on scene and is handling the officer involved shooting investigation.

As standard policy, the officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the completion of the investigation.

The suspect has been identified as an adult male Titusville resident.  The suspect’s identity will be released at a later time. This story is developing as we'll have more information as it becomes available. 

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