MIAMI (WFLA) — One person believed to be connected to a bank robbery in Pompano Beach was shot and killed by authorities Monday morning, according to NBC affiliate WTVJ.
The station said the shooting happened in the area of Atlantic Boulevard and Northeast 4th Avenue in Pompano Beach after a person attempted to rob a TD Bank.
Authorities said no shots were fired during the robbery, however, the robber attempted to flee in a vehicle. A short time later, the SUV crashed into a pole.
WTVJ reported that deputies tried to get the suspect to surrender but he refused to comply. At one point during the standoff, authorities said the suspect set fire to the vehicle.
When he showed a firearm, four deputies opened fire, killing him at the scene. His identity was not immediately released.
Officials with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said the circumstances of the shooting are under investigation.