An Atlanta bank robbery suspect is now the subject of a nationwide manhunt. (Courtesy CNN)

A nationwide manhunt for a man who tried to rob banks in Atlanta and Tupelo, Mississippi is over after the suspect  was shot and killed by police during a third bank robbery in Phoenix, Arizona, according to a report from CNN. The identity of the man has not been released.

The latest heist took place Saturday morning in Phoenix. After leaving the bank with a bag and gun, the suspect shot at two officers before one of the officers fatally shot him, Phoenix police said. Neither of the officers was injured.

 

On Dec. 23., the man who tried to rob a Bank of America in the 2600 block of Piedmont Road and later fatally shot one police officer and critically wounded a second  in Tupelo.

 

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.