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Bank robbery suspect turns gun on himself

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TDOT cameras captured part of the police chase, which began on Poplar Avenue and moved to I-240 westbound. TDOT cameras captured part of the police chase, which began on Poplar Avenue and moved to I-240 westbound.
The suspect crashed at Walnut Grove Road and Perkins Road. The suspect is not getting out of the vehicle and shots have reportedly been fired from inside the car. The suspect crashed at Walnut Grove Road and Perkins Road. The suspect is not getting out of the vehicle and shots have reportedly been fired from inside the car.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - A bank robbery suspect ended a police standoff by turning his gun on himself.

The situation began when the suspect reportedly robbed the Wells Fargo bank at 6445 Poplar Avenue Tuesday morning.

TDOT cameras captured part of the police chase, which began on Poplar Avenue and moved to I-240 westbound. The suspect crashed at Walnut Grove Road and Perkins Road. The suspect would not get out of the vehicle.  He reportedly shot himself with a handgun.

Two other vehicles were involved in the crash.  A woman was taken to the hospital in non-critical condition.

Nearby, St. Mary's Episcopal School was put on lockdown as a precautionary measure.

The area of Walnut Grove Road and Perkins is closed.  Drivers are urged to avoid the area.

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